Words Like ACCRETION
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10 Alternative Words Similar to accretion
3 examples of accretion
an accretion of earth
the accretion of particles so as to form a solid mass
the central city surrounded by recent accretions
10 definitions of accretion
The act of increasing by natural growth; esp. the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
The act of increasing, or the matter added, by an accession of parts externally; an extraneous addition.
Concretion; coherence of separate particles.
A growing together of parts naturally separate, as of the fingers or toes.
The adhering of property to something else, by which the owner of one thing becomes possessed of a right to another; generally, gain of land by the washing up of sand or soil from the sea or a river, or by a gradual recession of the water from the usual watermark.
Gain to an heir or legatee, by failure of a coheir to the same succession, or a co-legatee of the same thing, to take his share.
something contributing to growth or increase
(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
(geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases