# 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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 Noun 1 increment - a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"physical process, process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"accession - a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group); "the art collection grew through accession"accretion, accumulation - an increase by natural growth or additionaccretion - (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sedimentaccretion - (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particlesaccretion - (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gasesmultiplication - a multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"population growth - increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or stateproliferation - a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons); "the proliferation of nuclear weapons"pullulation - a rapid and abundant increaserelaxation - (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fiberswidening, broadening - an increase in widthdecrease, decrement - a process of becoming smaller or shorter 2 increment - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"increaseamount - the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"amplification, gain - the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to inputfare increase - increase in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyanceprice increase - increase in priceraise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase, hike, rise - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"cost increase, hike, boost, rise - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"supplementation, supplement - a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)tax boost, tax hike, tax-increase - the amount by which taxes are increased; "a tax increase of 15 percent"up-tick - a small increase; "the up-tick in terrorist activity"

## 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
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## 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.