Example sentences for: accretion

How can you use “accretion” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One of the early insights gained from comparative genomics was domain accretion [ 6 ] . From prokaryotes to eukaryotes, the number of domains increases.

  • Over the decades, the Santa myth grew by accretion, adding layer after layer of sweet detail.

  • Evidence is presented that the ultimate ancestor of RNA polymerases might have been a RNA-binding DPBB domain, which functioned as a cofactor for a polymerase ribozyme, and that subsequent evolution of DDRPs and RDRPs proceeded via accretion of various simple modules, such as the sandwich-barrel hybrid motif domain, around this conserved core.

  • The migratory quality of lyrics--the fact that lines and whole verses traveled from this song to that one, from blues to mountain ballad or vice versa, regardless of origin or even sense--made for a sort of native Surrealism, a collage by accretion.

  • Mice were fed relatively low fat diets to minimize the accretion of body fat and to avoid the confounding effects that LC-PUFA -rich diets are known to exert on the progression of obesity.


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