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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Accretion

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ACCRETION (from Lat. ad, to, and crescere, to grow), an addition to that which already exists; increase in any substance by the addition of particles from the outside. In law, the term is used for the increase of property caused by gradual natural additions, as on a river bank or seashore.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Accretion'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/a/accretion.html. 1910.

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