Definition of Accrete. Meaning of Accrete. Synonyms of Accrete

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Accrete. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Accrete and, of course, Accrete synonyms and on the right images related to the word Accrete.

Definition of Accrete

Accrete
Accrete Ac*crete", v. i. [From L. accretus, p. p. of accrescere to increase.] 1. To grow together. 2. To adhere; to grow (to); to be added; -- with to.
Accrete
Accrete Ac*crete", v. t. To make adhere; to add. --Earle.
Accrete
Accrete Ac*crete", a. 1. Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter. 2. (Bot.) Grown together. --Gray.

Meaning of Accrete from wikipedia

- Accretion may refer to: Accretion (astrophysics), the formation of planets and other bodies by collection of material through gravity Accretion (meteorology)...
- A hernia is the abnormal exit of tissue or an organ, such as the bowel, through the wall of the cavity in which it normally resides. Hernias come in a...
- crustal material formed on, or broken off from, one tectonic plate and accreted or "sutured" to crust lying on another plate. The crustal block or fragment...
- In plate tectonics, a divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary (also known as a constructive boundary or an extensional boundary) is a linear feature...
- Luzon Trough portion of the Luzon Volcanic Arc and South China, where accreted portions of the Luzon Arc and Luzon forearc form the eastern Coastal Range...
- in order for the planet to be able to accrete an atmosphere. For a m****ive enough planet, the initial accreted gas can quickly fill up the Bondi sphere...
- accreted by the body after spiraling or settling toward its surface. This process increases the cross section over which the large bodies can accrete...
- were stripped off by a giant impact, or that it was prevented from fully accreting by the young Sun's energy. Venus (0.7 AU from the Sun) is close in size...
- potential energy and increasing the temperature of the gas. When the accreting object is a neutron star or a black hole, the gas in the inner accretion...
- The impact blasted material into Earth's orbit and then the material accreted and formed the Moon. The Moon's far side has a crust that is 50 km (31 mi)...
Loading...