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Amass

To gather or to collect. The term is used in business especially in relation to a person or company that has gathered something needed or desired. For example, a person may amass wealth or inventory.
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AMASS." Were there any road blocks at first in getting things off the ground?
AMASS is specialized storage management software that lets users, administrators, and applications archive large data sets on automated storage libraries and retrieve all or any portion of the data at any time.
"With AMASS for Windows NT 2.0, we are dramatically expanding the options available both for corporate IT departments and for integrators who need a flexible and easily integrated storage option for applications being developed or adapted for use in Windows."
Once you've amassed a certain level of personal wealth, it's time to look outward: consider making charitable contributions to a church, civic group or philanthropic organization.
After compounding 3% interest on the initial investment over 10 years, you've amassed $13,439; over 15 years, that total moves up to $15,580.
This dreamlike tale, translated by Paul Bowles from a tape-recorded conversation, is a loosely autobiographical account of a young Moroccan, Driss, who uses his position as houseboy to a wealthy old Englishman to amass a small fortune and buy a fleet of fishing boats.
Meanwhile, Allen Durham is poised to reclaim the Best Import plum for the season-ending conference after averaging 27.82 points, 19.36 rebounds, 7.09 assists, and 1.18 blocks to amass 61.364 SPs.
Hahn wants to amass data on wild SIV strains to create tests for detecting them in people.
'The prosecution did not pinpoint a particular main plunderer for whose benefit the agents/co-conspirators agreed to accumulate, amass and acquire ill-gotten wealth,' said the court briefer, adding ' it became very difficult, if not impossible, to establish plunder by virtue of the inadequacy of the averments of the crime charged.'
"It should be the public officer who should amass ill-gotten wealth for plunder.
The portability makes iDEBIE a virtual office in the field, enabling brokers to amass data and financials and carry out other business on the street between visits to clients and properties, saving considerable time and shoe leather.
Two such proteins, MARCKS (myristoylated alanine-rich C-kinase substrate) and GAP-43 (growth-associated protein-43), amass in the spaces, or synapses, between brain cells and apparently affect the maturation and shape of the synapses, Routtenberg says.