What does the word accumulation mean?

Usage examples for accumulation

  1. The great accumulation of snow at 15, 000 feet, in the parallel of P, exercises a decided influence on the vegetation. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  2. Nothing, not even violence, would shake him back until his accumulation of shock upon shock had been washed away in tears. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  3. It was the wealth of his heart and mind and soul which had been deep- buried under an accumulation of circumstances and environment that was now being brought to the surface. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright