accretion of matter


accretion of matter
аккреция вещества

English-russian dictionary of physics. 2013.

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  • accretion disc — noun (astronomy) A flat disc formed by matter in orbit around a celestial body • • • Main Entry: ↑accrescent * * * accretion disk or accretion disc, Astronomy. a disk shaped formation of gases or other interstellar matter around a black hole,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • accretion — ac*cre tion ([a^]k*kr[=e] sh[u^]n), n. [L. accretio, fr. accrescere to increase. Cf. {Crescent}, {Increase}, {Accrue}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of increasing by natural growth; esp. the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accretion — [ə krē′shən] n. [L accretio < accrescere, to increase < ad , to + crescere, to grow: see CRESCENT] 1. growth in size, esp. by addition or accumulation 2. a growing together of parts normally separate 3. accumulated matter [the accretion of… …   English World dictionary

  • Accretion disc — An accretion disc (or accretion disk) is a structure (often a circumstellar disk) formed by diffuse material in orbital motion around a central body. The central body is typically either a young star, a protostar, a white dwarf, a neutron star,… …   Wikipedia

  • Accretion (astrophysics) — In astrophysics, the term accretion is used for at least two distinct processes.The first and most common is the growth of a massive object by gravitationally attracting more matter, typically gaseous matter in an accretion disc. Accretion discs… …   Wikipedia

  • accretion — noun /ʌˈkɹiː.ʃən/ a) The act of increasing by natural growth; especially the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth. There might have been a slight accretion of the moss and lichen on the shingled roof. b)… …   Wiktionary

  • accretion disk — noun Date: 1972 a disk of usually gaseous matter surrounding a massive celestial object (as a black hole) in which the matter gradually spirals in toward and accretes onto the object as a result of gravitational attraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accretion disk — noun : a disk of usually gaseous matter surrounding a massive celestial object (as a black hole) in which the matter gradually spirals in toward and accretes onto the object as a result of gravitational attraction …   Useful english dictionary

  • accretion disk — noun A structure formed by matter falling into a gravitational source such as a galaxy, black hole, or protostar …   Wiktionary

  • Accretion Disk —    A disk of matter that forms around, and falls into, a large object. The disk shape is caused by the conservation of angular momentum …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • accretion — n. 1 growth by organic enlargement. 2 a the growing of separate things into one. b the product of such growing. 3 a extraneous matter added to anything. b the adhesion of this. 4 Law a = ACCESSION. b the increase of a legacy etc. by the share of… …   Useful english dictionary