Associations to the word «Buildup»


BUILDUP, noun. An accumulation; an increase; a gradual development.

Dictionary definition

BUILDUP, noun. The act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion".
BUILDUP, noun. The result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes".
BUILDUP, noun. Highly favorable publicity and praise; "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.