Sentence Examples


  • Its seaward accretion is estimated at 6 ft.
  • They are merely craters raised above the level of the surrounding country by the gradual accretion of the soft oily mud, which overflows at frequent intervals whenever a discharge of gas occurs.
  • The opening of railway communication with London in 1906 resulted in a considerable accretion of residential population.
  • It will be seen that the only European country which gains by the exchange is France, and there the accretion is almost insignificant.
  • It was the final stage in a process of accretion dating back to the beginnings of the Christian reconquest in the 8th century.