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Synonyms for accretion

Synonyms for accretion

the result or product of building up

Synonyms for accretion

an increase by natural growth or addition

something contributing to growth or increase

(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases

(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles

(geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment

(law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)

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Before the onset and at the end of the period of revegetation, we measured the supply of available forage and the mass of shoot accretion both on the moose-isolated trees and those exposed to browsing.
Objective: The behaviour of matter under extreme conditions and the reason why accretion onto many astrophysical objects is accompanied by outflows of plasma like jets, are key questions of astrophysical research.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: MCHP) -- Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the expected earnings accretion from its recent refinancing transactions.
After the mass transfer ceases, this massive white dwarf loses rotational energy and eventually collapses directly into a millisecond pulsar, without the need for further accretion.
Astronomers believed that this process of accretion continued, mostly unabated, for millions of years.
Global Banking News-April 12, 2012--Recruitment firm says banks in Singapore will have to deal with employee accretion this year(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
Material from the secondary flows from the secondary towards the primary, but because it has substantial angular momentum it forms an accretion disc around the primary.
This volume collects 11 talks from a meeting convened to celebrate the life of the late Polish astronomer Bohdan Paczynski (1940-2007), whose main work involved the theory of the evolution of stars, accretion discs, and gamma ray bursts.
Gas from the star is pulled toward the black hole, where it forms what's called an accretion disk.
This esthetic is one of the accretion of the smudge and the stipple, the busy passage with repetitive gestures next to broad areas of unprimed canvas, a burst of up-tempo liquid action next to a surge of emptiness, a stroke sharing space with a stain.
These forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements relating to anticipated accretion, return on equity, cost synergies, incremental revenues and new products and offerings, are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties.
I propose a project to study the outer, dusty region of mass accretion onto supermassive black holes with the objective to address the following open questions:
There are two opposing standards of tax equity - one based on the accretion standard for measuring income, the other based on the consumption standard.
Capital Bank is expecting a single-digit earnings per share accretion in 2016 and double digit accretion in 2017 and hence, which means an estimated earn-back period of around 2.
As matter from the star falls onto the black hole, an accretion disk forms around the black hole.