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Nearly 35,000 customers in Virginia were without power because of ice accretion on power lines, mostly in Fauquier, Culpeper, Orange, Albemarle and Louisa counties.

Experimental tools are available, which combine the depth of ice accretion on trees with wind speed data, to predict the level of utility disruption.

Extrapolating from the accretion ice, we estimated bacterial concentrations on the lake’s surface of about 100,000 cells per milliliter — about one-tenth that found in the ocean or the average non-frozen lake.

The more massive earth has in its development throughout time robbed the less massive moon in the gradual process of accretion.

AstronomyDavid Todd

Many formations are divided into separate strata, as though the process of accretion had been periodically interrupted.

Growth alone is the result of accretion, the accumulation of material, the amassing of stuff.

It's calcareous tufa I'm a-wearing, wove on me by exudation and accretion in the past two thousand years.

Tales of the ChesapeakeGeorge Alfred Townsend

The only difficulty in this accretion is to secure debtors that will not die.

UsuryCalvin Elliott

It grew smaller in mathematical measurements at the same time that it grew heavier by the accretion of matter.

This accretion of female population added very much to the charms of frontier society.

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