Another word for accretion

Noun

accretion - something contributing to growth or increase

Example:- he scraped away the accretions of paint

accretion, accumulation - an increase by natural growth or addition

accretion - (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)

accretion - (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment

accretion - (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles

accretion - (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases

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Source : WordNet