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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The union of diverse things into one body or form or group; An increase in the density of something; The forming of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys).

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : a concretion of melted candies
  • Most likely the structure is a sandy "concretion" that formed after the critter died, says the study.
  • Coquina, of which the fort is built, is a kind of concretion of shell-fragments, often very beautiful.
  • Draw it off by piercing the lower part of the cask, and let it run till the concretion which is formed at the top, and is termed "mother of vinegar," begins to appear. for more
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