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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 (-mĕn′tl) adj.
in′cre·men·tal′i·ty (-mĕn-tăl′ĭ-tē) n.
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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]
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in•cre•ment(ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-)
1. something added or gained; addition; increase.
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.
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]
in`cre•men′tal (-ˈmɛn tl) adj.
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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 - (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
accretion - (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
accretion - (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
multiplication - 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 state
proliferation - 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 increase
relaxation - (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
|2.||increment - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"|
amount - 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 input
fare increase - increase in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
price increase - increase in price
raise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase, hike, rise - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
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"
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noun increase, gain, addition, supplement, step up, advancement, enlargement, accretion, accrual, augmentation, accruement Many teachers qualify for an annual increment.
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عِلاوَه، زيادَه في الرّاتِب
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increment[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n → augmentation f
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an increase especially in salary. verhoging عِلاوَه، زيادَه في الرّاتِب увеличавам incremento zvýšení der Zuwachs (die Lohnerhöhung) stigning αύξησηaumento kasv, kasu افزایش kasvu augmentationתוספת बढ़त, वेतन वृद्धि prirast, povećanje növekedés peningkatan (launa)hækkun incremento 増額 증가 padidėjimas, priedas pieaugums kenaikan periodieke verhoging lønnstillegg/-pålegg podwyżka افزایش incremento creştere надбавка к зарплате zvýšenie povišek povećanje tillväxt, ökning, [löne]påslag การเพิ่มขึ้น artış, artma (薪水)增加 приріст; прибуток اضافہ sự tăng lương 增额，定期的加薪
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n. incremento, aumento, adición.
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