cumulate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cumulate collect or gather "Journals are accumulating in my office","The work keeps piling up"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Cumulate To gather or throw into a heap; to heap together; to accumulate. "Shoals of shells, bedded and cumulated heap upon heap."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cumulate To gather or throw into a heap or mass; bring together; accumulate.
    • cumulate In Louisiana law, to combine in a single action: applied to actions or causes of action.
    • cumulate Heaped or piled up; as, a cumulate sentence or subject.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Cumulate kūm′ū-lāt to heap together: to accumulate
    • adjs Cumulate heaped up
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Quotations

  • Wallace D. Wattles
    Wallace D. Wattles
    “Success action is cumulative in its results.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. cumulatus, p. p. of cumulare, to heap up, fr. cumulus, a heap. See Cumber
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. cumulāre, -ātumcumulus, a heap.

Usage

In literature:

The deputies are elected by departments and by a direct cumulative vote, and hold office for three years.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
He turned a page, and had a cumulative surprise.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
And their cumulative effect was not slight.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
It should be observed that the evidence in this summary is of a cumulative nature.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
But indignation at swindles is sometimes cumulative.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864" by Various
It is the learning the secret of cumulative power, of advancing on one's self.
"The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature" by Various
Prima facie, a preferential dividend is cumulative.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Especially note how I have so cleverly ended the solo by building to five cumulative pratt-falls.
"The Ego Machine" by Henry Kuttner
Had I then had the slightest knowledge of the cumulative rapidity with which a panic moves I would not have taken this risk.
"Eleven Possible Cases" by Frank R. Stockton
The cumulative strain of one takeoff after another could prove disastrous.
"Rich Living" by Michael Cathal
The candle-lights of history, philosophy and science cast a cumulative radiance upon the problem of life after death.
"Some Essentials of Religion" by J. C. Roper
Her effects are cumulative, built up out of an inexhaustible fund of detail.
"Interpreters" by Carl Van Vechten
More recently the cumulative system of voting has come into general favor.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
These forces will be self-perpetuating and cumulative.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
In cumulative totals the currency exchanges worldwide easily handle as much as two hundred billion dollars a day.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
It is a slow, cumulative process.
"Zen Culture" by Thomas Hoover
If we had we should have made the wishes non-cumulative.
"Jack and the Check Book" by John Kendrick Bangs
The cumulative effect of all this was to set the name Sinn Fein reverberating, ever so slightly but still clearly, in Ireland.
"Sinn Fein" by P. S. O'Hegarty
In matters of heart, temper, and moral restraint there are cumulative poisons, too.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
Though slow at first, this expansion is cumulative.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
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In poetry:

Such a lot of paste
And twine it took, and wrapping or daily paper,
And twists for its tail, lest it cut too great a caper
Up in the cumulous, out in the bellying, buoying air. . . .
Now it hangs there!
"Kites" by William Rose Benet

In news:

Cumulatively, the sisters have given more than 1,000 years of service to their community.
Sweet Apple Elementary second-graders enjoyed a fun cumulating activity for their Georgia landforms and regions unit.
That's a staggering sum in any single year, and the cumulative effect year after year undermines road safety and our state's economic recovery.
Coach Dick Maloney says the cumulative grade-point average is "something like 3.24".
Our three year cumulative total is $47,100 donated to the Food Bank.
Advanced Placement courses offer students college credit once they pass a cumulative test.
Cumulative breeders are those who have registered at least one foal for 50 years cumulatively.
Here are the cumulative changes in exports and imports (taken from the IMF yearbook) between 2008 and 2011 for the key countries.
Below is a dividend history chart for GAB.PRG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.375 on Gabelli Equity Trust Incorporated's Series G Cumulative Preferred Stock.
Below is a dividend history chart for GRX.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.36 on The Gabelli Healthcare & Wellnes's 5.76% Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares.
Below is a dividend history chart for FR.PRK, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4531 on First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.'s 7.25% Series K Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock.
Originating at the Drawing Center in New Rork in 2009, FAX is a cumulative exhibition meant to evolve and expand into many venues at once.
The Department of Environmental Conservation has not yet undertaken a comprehensive health impacts assessment or cumulative impacts analysis, addressed significant concerns about f...
Only 31.7% of trades allocated to the hedge funds turned a profit, resulting in a 1.7% cumulative loss.
Vaclav Havel , in a intriguing interview, explains why "small compromises" on human rights have a dangerously cumulative effect.
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In science:

Let us denote by Cn (Sf ) the nth cumulant of Sf .
Gaussian limit for determinantal random point fields
Using Lemma 1 we will be able to estimate the cumulants of SfL .
Gaussian limit for determinantal random point fields
Let us now apply Lemma 2 to estimate the cumulants of the normalized linear statistics.
Gaussian limit for determinantal random point fields
Figure 4: Cumulative histograms of random graph incidence matrices, for different sizes N of matrices and probability parameter p = α/N , with α = 1.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
To give a correct representation of the importance of delta peaks, the cumulative distribution function (i.e. the integral of the distribution from −∞) is better.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
F I G . 1 . — The luminosity function (top panel) and the cumulative tion (bottom panel) are shown for three different values of the characteristic Mach number, µ = {0.5, 1.0, 2.0}.
Bondi-Hoyle-Lyttleton Accretion Model for Low-luminosity X-ray Sources in Globular Clusters
In Figure 1 we plot the LF and the corresponding cumulative distribution for three plausible values of the characteristic Mach number, µ.
Bondi-Hoyle-Lyttleton Accretion Model for Low-luminosity X-ray Sources in Globular Clusters
As usual, Jij is assumed to be infinitely ranged and distributed according to Gaussian statistics with average value J0/N and cumulant variance J 2/N .
Dynamics of relaxor ferroelectrics
As it is well know , sampling a random variable x according to a given distribution function, ψ(x), is readily obtained once that the inverse of the cumulative function of x, Ψ−1 , is known.
Uniformly Generating Distribution Functions for Discrete Random Variables
In Fig. 1 the cumulative nearest-neighbor distribution of these levels, N (s), is presented.
Singular statistics
In Fig. 3 the cumulative nearest-neighbor distribution is plotted.
Singular statistics
Graphically we can represent the evolution of oscillations in a given data segment by plotting the positions in the complex plane of the set of cumulative Z s for each segment, with each point being obtained by adding in the next event in the sum.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
Burst 4 showed an unusual phase evolution when the cumulative phases for the best constant frequency model were plotted in the complex plane.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
Cumulative phases in the complex plane using the constant frequency model for each data segment used in our analysis.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
The results are summarized in Figure 2 where I have plotted the cumulative phases for each data segment as well as the total coherent sum.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
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