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Definition of the adjective accrete
What does accrete mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Characterized by accretion; made up; as, 'accrete' matter.
- [botany] Grown together - Gray
Definition of the verb accrete
What does accrete mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: accreted | accreting | accretes
- grow together (of plants and organs)
- grow or become attached by accretion
Alternative definition of the verb accrete
- [intransitive]: To grow together, combine.
- [intransitive]: To adhere; to grow (to); to be added.
- [transitive]: To make adhere; to add.
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Modern Ophthalmology (1913)
A Practical Treatise on the Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Eye by James Moores Ball
The resulting opacity is called accrete cataract. Secondary cataract is also caused by such conditions as iridocyclitis, cyclitis, chorioiditis, glaucoma, and intra-ocular tumors. In these diseases the lenticular disturbances are attributable to ...
Shakespeare, Origins and Originality by Peter Holland
Used intransitively, the verb to accrete means to grow by being added to; hence an accretive allusion is created by some later and probably unforeseen ( sometimes clearly unpredictable) addition of meaning. Although to some extent every ...
The Inverted Bowl (2010)
Introductory Accounts of the Universe and Its Life by G. H. A. Cole
Accrete is the process of adding mass to a larger mass. In geology, it refers to the addition of terrains to a land mass. In astronomy, it refers to the joining of one small mass to a larger one (planet or star) in the process of accretion. Acheulean is ...
Discover What Happens When the Earth's Crust Moves With 25 Projects by Kathleen M. Reilly
The French word accrete means to Accretionary wedge “grow or gather over time .” These wedges are created as the top plate acts like a bulldozer, scraping rocks off the subducting plate. Accretionary wedges are mixtures of different types of ...
Cultural Addiction (2006)
The Greenspirit Guide to Recovery by Albert J. LaChance
To accrete means to gather to oneself. A star is an accretion of particles, which, as more and more are gathered, begin to be highly compressed. The more the numbers multiply Step Two /a 29.
by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP
ACCRETE: Medicare term for adding new enrollees in a health plan. ACCRUAL: The amount of money that is set aside to cover health insurance expenses. The accrual is the plan's best estimate of what those expenses are and (for medical ...
by John Stevens Henslow
Accrete, (AD to, cresco to grow) when contiguous parts or organs become naturally grafted together ...
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acquisition accounting the shares bought and the price obtained for them when they are sold accrete accrete /ə|krit/ verb 1. (ofa fund) to have interest added to it 2. (of assets) to grow as a result of mergers, expansion or the acquisition of other ...
by Peter Coles
Since gravity is an attractive force, a region of the Universe which is slightly denser than average will gradually accrete material from its surroundings. In so doing the original, slightly denser regions get denser still and therefore accrete even ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
accrete (a- krét"), v.; pret. and '' accreted, ppr. accreting. [- L. accretus, '' of accrescere: See ...
by Tilman Spohn, Doris Breuer, Torrence Johnson
The Roche limit is not a sharp boundary; materials that are less dense or more porous can remain dispersed as a ring at the same location where denser material will accrete. Also, dense rings near the transition develop a microstructure as ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
proliferate grow slowly: gestate, incubate grow together: accrete, amalgamate, coalesce, knit grow wearisome: pall grow weary: tire grow, help to: foster, nurture, propagate growing and enlarging: increscent growing "fence": hedge growing ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
—accrete, v., accretive, adj. acculturation /ۑkulމchۑrƗމshۑn/, the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of a different population group. acculturation stress, the impact of stress on the individual, experienced as a negative ...
by Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock
accrete over thecourseof thebookto produce a useful diagnosticportrait of the paranoid personality.
by Martin H. Manser
of soldiers accredit to recognize officially accredited accretion increase by natural growth or external addition accrete accreting accretive accrue to come as an increase or addition accrual accrued accrues accruing accumulate to collect ...
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
meet, mete, neat, peat, Pete,pleat, seat, sheet, skeet, sleet, street, suite, sweet, teat,treat, tweet, wheat, *compete, petite, complete, accrete, conceit, unseat, flatfeet, Magritte, maltreat, en suite, dead beat, preheat, reheat, reseat, repeat, defeat, ...
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Video shows what accrete means. To grow together, combine; to fuse.. To adhere; to grow or to be added to gradually.. To make adhere; to add; to make larger ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1E1T1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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