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Definition of the adjective accretive

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  1. growing by accretion

Alternative definition of the adjective accretive


  1. Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth - Glanvill

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics (2012)

Supplement by Michiel Hazewinkel

m-ACCRETIVE OPERATOR – Let X be a real Banach space with dual space X* and normalized duality mapping J (cf. also Duality; Adjoint space). An operator T: X D D(T) → 2* is called accretive if for every ac, ye D(T) and every u e Ta, v e Ty ...

Google previewExecuSpeak Dictionary (2014)

by Carol Heiberger

Accretive An acquisition that will increase the earnings per share (EPS) calculation for the company that makes the purchase.

Google previewDictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged) (2011)

by Samuel Johnson

ACCRETIVE (ACCRE'TIVE) adj.[ from accretion.]Growing; that which by growth is added. If the motion be very slow , ...

Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

accretive /a'kri:t1v/ adjective formal making ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics, Supplement III (2001)

by Michiel Hazewinkel

includes various results for strongly monotone or strongly accretive APPROXIMATION SOLVABILITY mappings (cf. also Accretive mapping) . If T 45 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

□ This method faithfully observed, must keep a man * ACCRETIVE, adj. [from accretions Grow- from breaking, or running behind-hand ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

accretion n an increase of substance or deposit round a central object—accrete adj, vt, vi, accretive adj. ACE inhibitor acron angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor. acentric adj 1. (in genetics) ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Accretive, accroissant, zunehmend ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, by G. Fulton and G. Knight (1833)

by George Fulton, George Knight (of Edinburgh.)

the act of increasing Accretive, ac-cre'tivej a. growing ; that is added by growth [hook Accroach, ac- croch', ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

One Main Object of which Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation. To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

* * * ACCRETIVE, ăk-krë'-tHv. a.

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1E1T1I1V4E1

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