from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of heaping together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A heaping up; accumulation.
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- noun rare A
heapingup; accumulation- Johnson
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Cold and phlegmatic in their own nature, like damp hay, they heat and inflame by co-acervation; or like bees they become restless and irritable through the increased temperature of collected multitudes.
'Fanatici-qui circum fana favorem mutuo contrahunt el afflant' -- those who in the same conventicle, or before the same shrine, relique or image, heat and ferment by co-acervation.