- A component of a heat pump that stores liquid and keeps it from flooding the compressor. The accumulator takes the strain off the compressor and improves the reliability of the system.
Energy terms . 2014.
Energy terms . 2014.
Accumulator — may refer to:* Accumulator (computing), in a CPU, a processor register for storing intermediate results * Accumulator (energy), an apparatus for storing energy or power ** Capacitor, in electrical engineering, also known by the obsolete term… … Wikipedia
Accumulator — Ac*cu mu*la tor, n. [L.] 1. One who, or that which, accumulates, collects, or amasses. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) An apparatus by means of which energy or power can be stored, such as the cylinder or tank for storing water for hydraulic elevators … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Accumulator — Accumulator, s. Akkumulatoren … Lexikon der gesamten Technik
accumulator — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that accumulates. 2) Brit. a large rechargeable electric cell. 3) Brit. a bet placed on a series of events, the winnings and stake from each being placed on the next … English terms dictionary
accumulator — [ə kyo͞om′yo͞o lāt΄ər, ə kyo͞om′yəlāt΄ər] n. 1. a person or thing that accumulates 2. a) an apparatus that collects and stores energy b) Brit. STORAGE BATTERY 3. a type of shock absorber 4. a device or circuit unit performing one or more of the… … English World dictionary
accumulator —  A storage battery for an electric car.  A pressurized container for an automatic leveling suspension system.  A part of the hydraulic system which is charged by the fluid pump, absorbs fluctuating fluid delivery, stores fluid at… … Dictionary of automotive terms
Accumulator 1 — Infobox Film name = Accumulator 1 caption = Accumulator 1 film poster director = Jan Svěrák writer = Jan Svěrák Zdeněk Svěrák starring = Petr Forman Edita Brychta Zdeněk Svěrák producer = Peter Soukup distributor = budget = US$2,000,000 released … Wikipedia
accumulator — noun a) One who, or that which, accumulates. He is a great accumulator of bad jokes. b) A wet cell storage battery. Looks like its time to recharge the accumulator again. Syn: collector, parlay, share forward accumulator See Also … Wiktionary
accumulator — (Also, parlay) A multiple bet. A single stake is used to generate two or more bets in succession. A kind of let it ride bet. Making simultaneous selections on two or more races with the intent of pressing the winnings of the first win on the bet… … Equestrian sports dictionary
accumulator — UK [əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪtə(r)] / US [əˈkjumjəˌleɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms accumulator : singular accumulator plural accumulators British 1) a type of bet in horse racing. Any money that you win is immediately used for a bet on another race. 2)… … English dictionary
accumulator — /euh kyooh myeuh lay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that accumulates. 2. a register or electric device on an arithmetic machine, as an adding machine, cash register, or digital computer, that receives a number and produces and stores the results … Universalium