# increment

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## in·cre·ment

(ĭn′krə-mənt, ĭng′-)
n.
1. The process of increasing in number, size, quantity, or extent.
2. Something added or gained: a force swelled by increments from allied armies.
3. A slight, often barely perceptible augmentation.
4. One of a series of regular additions or contributions: accumulating a fund by increments.
5. Mathematics A small positive or negative change in the value of a variable.

[Middle English, from Latin incrēmentum, from incrēscere, to increase; see increase.]

in′cre·men·tal′i·ty (-mĕn-tăl′ĭ-tē) n.

## increment

(ˈɪnkrɪmənt)
n
1. an increase or addition, esp one of a series
2. the act of increasing; augmentation
3. (Mathematics) maths a small positive or negative change in a variable or function. Symbol: Δ, as in Δx or Δf
[C15: from Latin incrēmentum growth, increase]

## in•cre•ment

(ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-)

n.
2. the act or process of increasing.
3. an amount by which something increases.
4. one of a series of regular additions: deposits in increments of \$500.
5.
a. the difference between two values of a variable; a change, positive, negative, or zero, in an independent variable.
b. the increase of a function due to an increase in the independent variable.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin incrēmentum an increase]
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## increment

noun Many teachers qualify for an annual increment.

## increment

noun
The amount by which something is increased:
Translations
عِلاوَه، زيادَه في الرّاتِب
zvýšení
stigning
hækkun
pieaugums
artışartma

## increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] N (in de)

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n

## increment

nZuwachs m, → Steigerung f; (in salary) → Gehaltserhöhung for -zulage f; (on scale) → Stufe f

## increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n (in salary) → aumento (Math) → incremento

## increment

(ˈiŋkrəmənt) noun
an increase especially in salary.

## in·cre·ment

References in classic literature ?
Their increment became yearly more and more unearned.
And every year, every month, came some new increment to human achievement, a new country opened up, new mines, new scientific discoveries, a new machine!
Now, after making the usual unjust allowance for interest on thirty pounds for twelve years or so that had elapsed, the sale of the picture would have brought me in a profit of over seven hundred and fifty pounds, an unearned increment to which I had no righteous claim.
Now that which is of divine birth has a period which is contained in a perfect number, but the period of human birth is comprehended in a number in which first increments by involution and evolution (or squared and cubed) obtaining three intervals and four terms of like and unlike, waxing and waning numbers, make all the terms commensurable and agreeable to one another.
The MP for Gaborone Central, Dr Phenyo Butale had asked the minister to explain progress made in improving conditions of service of UB personnel, particularly with regard to the past recent salary increment for public servants of three per cent and four per cent respectfully.
Magicbricks PropIndex also revealed encouraging signs of price increment in affordable and lower-mid segments that comprise 65percent of the 750 localities.
Increment 2 features pod and internal mount air participant packages, along with all ground and security infrastructure enhancements.
But the Army is in the midst of a transition to WIN-T Increment 2, which comes with new equipment and new doctrine for the employment of that equipment.
One-year increment stoppage punishment of Head Constable Tariq Lodhra was converted into censure.
The Civil Service Bureau (CSB) yesterday announced that increment for 2015 had been paid in the January salary to various government entities, including those that have recently joined the umbrella of civil service.
The employee appointed on any step in the Grade and Salary schedule shall be entitled for annual increment provided he completes one year from the due date of the last annual increment, the employee must spent a period of six months on service during the year included in the calculation of AI, the level of employee performance and his job behavior must be at least satisfactory, new employee is excluded from the first condition.
The KNBS attributed the increment to a combination of the

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