Is ACCRETION a scrabble word?

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English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'accretion'

noun

  1. 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)
  2. ACCRETION, an increase by natural growth or addition
  3. ACCRETION, (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
  4. ACCRETION, (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
  5. ACCRETION, (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
  6. ACCRETION, something contributing to growth or increase
  7. ACCRETION, a gradual process in which layers of a material are formed as small amounts are added over time
  8. ACCRETION, something that has grown or accumulated slowly : a product or result of gradual growth

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The word ACCRETION is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'accretion' in a sentence

  1. rocks formed by the slow accretion of limestone
  2. There was an accretion of ice on the car's windshield.

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