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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. accretion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. accretion: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. accretion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. accretion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. accretion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. accretion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Accretion, accretion: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. accretion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. accretion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. accretion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. accretion: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. accretion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. accretion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. accretion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. accretion: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. accretion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Accretion (astrophysics), Accretion (coastal management), Accretion (finance), Accretion (geology), Accretion (meteorology), Accretion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. accretion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. accretion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. accretion: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. accretion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. accretion: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. accretion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. accretion: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. accretion: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. accretion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. accretion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. accretion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. accretion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. Accretion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (20 matching dictionaries)
  1. Accretion (of a discount), Accretion: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. accretion: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Accretion: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. accretion: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. accretion: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. accretion: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  7. ACCRETION: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  8. accretion: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  9. Accretion (of a discount): bizterms.net [home, info]
  10. Accretion: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  11. Accretion: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  12. ACCRETION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  13. Accretion: Investopedia [home, info]
  14. Accretion: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Accretion: Securities Terminology [home, info]
  16. Accretion (atmospheric science), Accretion (science), accretion: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  17. Accretion (atmospheric science), Accretion (science), accretion: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  18. Accretion: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  19. accretion: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  20. Accretion: WashingtonPost.com: Business [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Accretion (atmospheric science), Accretion (science), accretion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. accretion: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Accretion (atmospheric science), Accretion (science), accretion: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ACCRETION, ACCRETION, ACCRETION: Terminology and Descriptions of Geneaological Words [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Accretion: LITHICS-NET's Glossary of Lithics Terminology [home, info]
  2. Accretion: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. accretion: Imagine the Universe! Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Accretion: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  5. accretion: Nine Planets Glossary [home, info]
  6. Accretion: Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Accretion: BEACH-NET! (fishing) [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. accretion: High-Energy Astrophysics [home, info]
  2. accretion: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  3. ACCRETION: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. Accretion: National Weather Service Glossary [home, info]
  5. accretion: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  6. accretion: Glossary of Water Resource Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (accretion)

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)
noun:  an increase by natural growth or addition
noun:  (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or water-borne sediment
noun:  (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
noun:  (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
noun:  something contributing to growth or increase ("He scraped away the accretions of paint")

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