Exacervation Ex*ac`er*va"tion, n. [L. exacervare to heap up exceedingly. See {Ex-}, and {Acervate}.] The act of heaping up. [Obs.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • Exacervation — (v. lat.), Aufhäufung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Exacervation — Exacervation, lat., Anhäufung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • exacervation — † eˌxacerˈvation Obs. [as if a. L. *exacervātiōn em, n. of action f. exacervāre, f. ex intensive + acervāre to heap, f. acervus heap.] The action of heaping up, accumulation. 1730–6 in Bailey (folio); whence in Johnson, Ash, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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