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Definition of "accreting" []

  • Present participle of accrete. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "accreting" in a sentence
  • "We're kind of small but we're not what you'd call accreting"
  • "But if another star is near enough, the white dwarf may start taking on mass ( "accreting") from its neighbor until it reaches a critical limit, known as the Chandrasekhar mass."
  • "The lesson that Comic-Con may have learned from Woldcon is that starting with a common interest and accreting all sorts of marginally-related additional interest groups opens up amazing growth opportunities at the expense of a coherent audience focus and a requirement for massive efforts at crowd control and a consciousness of the practical limits of growth associated with physical facilities."
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