Definition of Accretionary

1. Adjective. Marked or produced by accretion.




Definition of Accretionary

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or in the form of an accretion ¹

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Definition of Accretionary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accretionary

accreted
accreter
accreters
accretes
accreting
accretio cordis
accretion
accretion disc
accretion discs
accretion disk
accretion disks
accretion lines
accretion of lithosphere
accretion shock
accretional
accretionary (current term)
accretionary growth
accretions
accretive
accretor
accretors
accrew
accrewed
accrewing
accrews
accriminate
accriminated
accriminates
accriminating

Literary usage of Accretionary

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1. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"[24] Fisher, AT, Zwart, G. and the Leg 156 Shipboard Scientific Party, Permeability and fluid pressure along the decollement of the Barbados accretionary ..."

2. The Administration of Industrial Enterprises: With Special Reference to by Edward David Jones (1916)
"TJ PLAN the confusion of an accretionary factory type. Continued enlargements rapidly lower the efficiency of such a plan; while radical enlargements mean a ..."

3. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"Direct Dating of Biological Materials Tree rings and their analogs in coral, mollusk, and other accretionary hard parts provide a chronology based on the ..."

4. United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective by Ibrahim Abed, Peter Hellyer (2001)
"Subduction of the oceanic crust and the growth of an accretionary wedge of ... an accretionary wedge of marine sediments that extends to the present ..."

5. Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology by Marvin A. Lanphere, G. Brent Dalrymple, Brent D. Turrin (1994)
"Age spectra for individual samples were correlated to their depositional ages to judge the degree of thermal affection during accretionary processes (Hasebe ..."

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