Definition of Accrete. Meaning of Accrete. Synonyms of Accrete

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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

- In plate tectonics, a divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary (also known as a constructive boundary or an extensional boundary) is a linear feature...
- 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...
- crust fragment formed on a tectonic plate (or broken off from it) and accreted or "sutured" to crust lying on another plate. The crustal block or fragment...
- 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...
- the white dwarf is close enough to its companion star to start drawing accreted matter onto the surface of the white dwarf, which creates a dense but shallow...
- a berry. These cones (galbuli) are formed by fleshy cone scales which accrete into a single m**** under a unified epidermis. Although originally used...
- 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...
- black holes would then have more time than any of the above models to accrete, allowing them sufficient time to reach superm****ive sizes. Formation of...
- accreted by the body after spiraling or settling toward its surface. This process increases the cross section over which the large bodies can accrete...
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