Origin of accretion
Related Words for accretionaccumulation, raise, rise, accession, increase, augmentation, increment, build-up
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Contemporary Examples of accretion
The powerful forces of gravity and magnetism channel matter into huge flattened spinning platters known as accretion disks.
The direction of polarization for a quasar is determined by the accretion disk surrounding it.
Their gravitational pull can draw in huge amounts of gas, which swirls in a thick donut-shaped pattern known as an accretion disk.The Supermassive Black Hole Smokescreen
Matthew R. Francis
June 22, 2014
The accretion of interest groups is not a uniquely American problem.So What Would I Do About China?
August 22, 2012
Historical Examples of accretion
The fund had ample time for accretion, since the children were as late as Never is.In a Little Town
Organisms are not added to by accretion, as in the case of minerals, but by growth.Natural Law in the Spiritual World
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.The Intrusions of Peggy
- abnormal union or growing together of parts; adhesion
- a mass of foreign matter collected in a cavity