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 for An accumulation of degrees
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accumulation \Ac*cu`mu*la"tion\, n. [L. accumulatio; cf. F.
     accumulation.]
     1. The act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated,
        or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of
        earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.
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     2. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
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     Accumulation of energy or power, the storing of energy by
        means of weights lifted or masses put in motion;
        electricity stored.
  
     An accumulation of degrees (Eng. Univ.), the taking of
        several together, or at smaller intervals than usual or
        than is allowed by the rules.
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