Definition of Incretions

1. incretion [n] - See also: incretion



Lexicographical Neighbors of Incretions

incrementation
incremented
incrementing
increments
increpation
increpations
increscent
increscents
increst
incrested
incresting
incrests
incretin
incretins
incretion
incretions (current term)
incriminate
incriminated
incriminates
incriminating
incriminatingly
incrimination
incriminations
incriminatory
incroachment
incross
incrossed
incrosses
incrossing
incruent

Literary usage of Incretions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1903)
"incretions are often found in the loess composed also of carbonate of lime. They are often like clay pipe stems in form and size. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1873)
"... with even the incretions and excretions of the sun and its photosphere ; whose outward and inward cloud-currents are now being so laboriously studied. ..."

3. The Modern Practice of Physic: Exhibiting the Characters, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Thomas (1813)
"... the same plan nearly must be adopted, incretions, when of a large size,'frequently excite, by their : distention of the biliary duct in their passage ..."

4. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... the several knots whereof it consists being only so many ^incretions or precipitations out of the sap, as »e see in wines, and other liquors. ..."

5. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1916)
"eye. Permanent Partial Disability Rating Schedule. Corresponding incretions if one eye is enucleated for diminutions in vision of other ..."

6. The Watering-place of Homburg V.d. Höhe with Indications for the Use of Its by Johann Eduard Friedlieb (1873)
"After an hour or two, thirst and an increase of appetite arise; the salivary and urinary incretions are more active, a dark colored stool, ..."

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