Sentence Examples


  • The opening of railway communication with London in 1906 resulted in a considerable accretion of residential population.
  • The Prussian and Dutch governments annually expend large sums for the protection of the islands, and in some cases the erosion on the seaward side is counterbalanced by the accretion of land on the inner side, fine sandy beaches being formed well suited for sea-bathing, which attracts many visitors in summer.
  • Practices of our own times. The process of accretion and addition is
  • This may have either inhibited sedimentation or promoted accretion in upper harbor areas.
  • Thus these observations have altered our understanding of the range of conditions under which accretion onto a black hole occurs.

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