accretion

[ uh-kree-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF accretion

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCRETION

The fund had ample time for accretion, since the children were as late as Never is.

Organisms are not added to by accretion, as in the case of minerals, but by growth.

With any accretion allowed, the concentration of wealth is irresistible.

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

She was in a state of rare contentment, an accretion to the gaiety that was hers by nature.

A really major difference is the accretion of territory by the Nongatl.

He submitted to exhaustion and was content to await an accretion of energy.

The thrombi grow by accretion in the direction of the heart.

It is merely an accretion that has come to you because of your environments which you were too feeble to alter.

In this kind of a furnace almost every kind of accretion will be found.

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