Accretion ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Accretion ( noun )

  1. The process of growth or increase, especially by gradual addition.
  2. A thing that has grown or been added on.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin accretio(n-), from accrescere "grow (to)".

Examples:

  1. The accretion of the glacier over time formed a large glacier.
  2. The accretion of wealth allowed the family to live a comfortable life.
  3. The accretion of sand along the shoreline caused the beach to expand.
  4. The accretion of knowledge in the field of science has been remarkable.
  5. The accretion of small deposits into larger ones is a common feature of geology.

(As a verb)

Accretion ( verb )

  1. The process of growth or increase, especially by gradual addition.
  2. A thing that has grown or been added on.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin accretio(n-), from accrescere "grow (to)".

Examples:

  1. The accretion of the glacier over time formed a large glacier.
  2. The accretion of wealth allowed the family to live a comfortable life.
  3. The accretion of sand along the shoreline caused the beach to expand.
  4. The accretion of knowledge in the field of science has been remarkable.
  5. The accretion of small deposits into larger ones is a common feature of geology.
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