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accretion

Accretion is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter N for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(n.) The act of increasing by natural growth; esp. the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
(n.) The act of increasing or the matter added by an accession of parts externally; an extraneous addition; as an accretion of earth.
(n.) Concretion; coherence of separate particles; as the accretion of particles so as to form a solid mass.
(n.) A growing together of parts naturally separate as of the fingers toes.
(n.) The adhering of property to something else by which the owner of one thing becomes possessed of a right to another; generally gain of land by the washing up of sand or sail from the sea or a river or by a gradual recession of the water from the usual watermark.

Syllable Information

The word accretion is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for accretion is: ac-cre-tion



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