Example Sentences

I scraped away the accretions of paint.

Definitions

noun

something contributing to growth or increase

noun

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

noun

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

noun

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

noun

an increase by natural growth or addition

Synonyms: accumulation

noun

(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)

Other words

bast, chemical defense, demonetisation, floor show, get married, give one's best, horse race, humor, isopleth, itemisation, jiggle, low status, neuropteron, orinasal phone, penally, realized, round whitefish, salt mine, verisimilitude, withholding tax