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Engelsk navneord: accretion

1. accretion (om proces) an increase by natural growth or addition


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accumulation


Mindre specifikke termergrowth, increase, increment


Mere specifikke termerbackup, buildup, deposit, deposition

2. accretion (om mængde el. mål) something contributing to growth or increase


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe scraped away the accretions of paint.
The central city surrounded by recent accretions.


Mindre specifikke termeraddition, gain, increase

3. accretion (om proces) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases


Mindre specifikke termergrowth, increase, increment


Overordnet emneområdeastronomy, uranology

4. accretion (om proces) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles


Mindre specifikke termergrowth, increase, increment


Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

5. accretion (om proces) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment


Mindre specifikke termergrowth, increase, increment


Overordnet emneområdegeology

6. accretion (om forhold) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)


Mindre specifikke termerheritage, inheritance


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law









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