n. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof. Accumulation of energy or power, the storing of energy by means of weights lifted or masses put in motion; electricity stored.
- An accumulation of degrees (Eng. Univ.), the taking of several together, or at smaller intervals than usual or than is allowed by the rules.
- (Community Property) Property acquired and retained without regard to the means by which it was obtained. Most community property statutes provide that the earnings and 'accumulations' of the wife, while she is living separate from her husband, shall be her separate property.