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synonyms for pileup

  • accumulation
  • accident
  • collision
  • crash
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How to use pileup in a sentence

They think a pileup of dust could have formed between the planet’s orbit and the sun.
BORN IN DEEP SHADOWS? THAT COULD EXPLAIN JUPITER’S STRANGE MAKEUPKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They might even get to take part in one of cycling’s most prestigious and celebrated events, the Giro d’Italia, where this year the numerous pileups were merely a prelude to the “horrific conditions” in the mountains.
WOULD YOU LET YOUR KID BECOME A PRO CYCLIST?EBEN WEISSJUNE 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The unprecedented pileup could strain global supply chains that are already stressed by the coronavirus pandemic.
PIRACY FEARS MOUNT AS SHIPS TAKE LONG WAY AROUND AFRICA TO AVOID BLOCKED SUEZ CANALSUDARSAN RAGHAVAN, ANTONIA NOORI FARZANMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even light ice accumulations can cause significant travel disruptions, as with the deadly 100-car pileup in Fort Worth on Thursday morning.
SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT, MAINLY SOUTH OF D.C., BEFORE POSSIBLE ICE ON SATURDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Coach John Harbaugh was angry at the officials, believing that Steelers defenders illegally stalled during the pileup of players following a second-and-goal running play.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, HOLD OFF RAVENS IN RARE WEDNESDAY NFL GAMEMARK MASKEDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Harbaugh was angry at the officials, believing that Steelers defenders illegally stalled during the pileup of players following a second-and-goal running play by the Ravens, who were out of timeouts.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, HOLD OFF RAVENS IN RARE WEDNESDAY NFL GAMEMARK MASKEDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He saw an opening for clear, unambiguous and replicable measurements that could rigorously test hypotheses and perhaps chip away at the theoretical pileup that Allesina laments.
A PHYSICIST’S APPROACH TO BIOLOGY BRINGS ECOLOGICAL INSIGHTSGABRIEL POPKINOCTOBER 13, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO PILEUP

  • blow
  • calamity
  • casualty
  • collision
  • crack-up
  • disaster
  • fender-bender
  • fluke
  • hazard
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • pileup
  • rear-ender
  • setback
  • smash
  • smash-up
  • stack-up
  • total
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.