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buildup

 
Noun buildup has 3 senses
  1. buildup - the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
    --1 is a kind of
    accumulation, accrual, accruement
    --1 has particulars: deposit, deposition
    Derived form: verb build up1
  2. buildup - the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
    --2 is a kind of
    accretion, accumulation
  3. buildup - highly favorable publicity and praise; "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"
    --3 is a kind of
    promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging
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