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A traffic accident or collision involving multiple vehicles

Traffic was backed up for miles due to a twelve-car pile-up on the freeway earlier today.

pile-up pile-ups in AM, use pileup A pile-up is a road accident in which a lot of vehicles crash into each other. a 54-car pile-up. a traffic accident involving many vehicles
To collect or accumulate, as a backlog

The requests piled up while she was away.

To form a pile, stack, or heap

And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because 'twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.

arrange into piles or stacks; "She piled up her books in my living room
If you pile up work, problems, or losses or if they pile up, you get more and more of them. Problems were piling up at work He piled up huge debts
If you pile up a quantity of things or if they pile up, they gradually form a pile. Bulldozers piled up huge mounds of dirt Mail was still piling up at the office
collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
arrange into piles or stacks; "She piled up her books in my living room"
get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
collect, accumulate; be heaped up
{f} heap together
alternative spelling of pile-up
{i} collision, crash; road accident involving many vehicles
multiple collisions of vehicles