accumulator

Definitions

Aviation

Cars & Driving

  • noun storage battery, especially for an electrically driven vehicle
  • noun a pressure reservoir for a suspension system with automatic levelling
  • noun part of a hydraulic system which is charged by the fluid pump, absorbs fluctuating fluid delivery, stores fluid at pressure, and can provide a rapid flow of fluid under pressure

Construction

  • A pressure vessel whose volume is used to maintain a constant pressure.
  • In refrigeration, a storage chamber for low-side refrigerant.

Electronics

  • In a computer, a register that stores partial or complete results of arithmetic and/or logical operations.

Computing

  • acronymACC
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