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Definition of the adjective accretionary
What does accretionary mean as an attribute of a noun?
- marked or produced by accretion
- similar: increasing
Alternative definition of the adjective accretionary
- Of, pertaining to, or in the form of an accretion
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by Michael Allaby
accretionary. accretional heating 3. The addition of continental material to a pre- existing continent, usually at its edge. The use of 'accretion' in this sense has evolved from theories of *nucleation to newer theories of the horizontal addition of ...
Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)
by Muriel Gargaud
Figure 2 Accretionary lapilli in Gunflint Formation Gunflint Microbiota. Figure 1 Gunflint microfossils in thin section through. scale implying that activities of methanogens and methanotrophs were limited in space. Therefore, the possibility exists ...
by Andrew Goudie, Visiting Professor and Special Adviser to the Principal Andrew Goudie
At the outer edge of the forearc basin there is a marked break in slope, and the steep slope bounding the trench may constitute an accretionary wedge. The accretionary wedge (or prism) is a package of highly deformed sediment, and perhaps ...
by Scott Elias, Cary Mock
Accretionary Paleosols Paleosols foundinmost continentalloess sequences represent times when dust sedimentation ceased and soilforming processes operated on stable land surfaces. In monsoonal China, however, dust deposition ...
by Beau Riffenburgh
Accretionary subduction complexes and forearc basin sequences are present to varied extents along the western margin of the Antarctic Peninsula Mesozoic magmatic arc. Accretionary Complex The LeMay Group of Alexander Island on the ...
by Vivien Gornitz
Venus' accretionary atmosphere The terrestrial planets probably formed by the accretion of smaller planetesimals (Wetherill, 1980). Impact devolatilization of sufficiently large planetesimals probably generated accretionary atmospheres ...
An Encyclopedia by Linda S. Cordell, Kent Lightfoot, Francis McManamon, George Milner
MORTUARY MOUNDS Copena mortuary mounds are small, accretionary ( gradually built up) mounds averaging about 6 feet in height and 50 feet in diameter. They occur singly or in groups of as many as five and are usually located well away ...
by Richard A. Matzner
accretionary prism (accretionary wedge) The wedge-shaped geological complex at the frontal portion of the upper ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1E1T1I1O1N1A1R1Y4
The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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