Examples of accrete in a Sentence
silt accreting at the mouth of the river over time
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Those filaments could have shaped the direction in which matter accreted onto these galaxies’ haloes, some scientists say.
On the other hand, the rental bikes often seem to be scattered about the city in clumps: a phalanx of bikes accreting outside a Metro station, on a street corner, in a park.
Filling the bench is a project whose impact will accrete slowly, with one decision at a time by judges who hold their jobs for decades.
The moon itself is thought to be a chunk of the Earth that was smashed off in an enormous collision and then accreted from the debris.
These various solids, plus frozen water (oxygen and hydrogen), frozen ammonia (nitrogen and hydrogen) and frozen methane (carbon and hydrogen), are obvious ingredients for rocky and icy cores around which gas giants might accrete.
Here, the more legible parts confer ceremonial dignity on the undignified rite of the blind-ish date, but the sequences don’t accrete into anything much.
An actively accreting river delta (Peyto Lake, Canada; the Mississippi from a helicopter, and various others) 25.
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