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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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