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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 ?
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.
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.
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Taking note of the poor performance in the Government and Aided School, Department of Secondary Education, Odisha has decided to stop the annual increments of headmasters and teachers of the schools.
The original plan was to pursue the program in two increments. Increment 1.1 vehicles would offer basic swim capabilities, and Increment 1.2 would integrate a true ship-to-shore swim capability.
Executives of Pag-IBIG Fund clarified that the pay raise for its officers and employees was not an increase in salary rates, which require approval from Malacanang - but merely salary step increments to address years of inflation, in accordance with Pag-IBIG's Compensation Plan.
Likewise, two increments of teacher would be suspended for three years as penalty for four leave without permission while punishment would be demotion, forced retirement and termination from service for five consecutive leaves without permission.
He said: 'All the ingredients we use to prepare bread are experiencing astronomical price increments; when the increment occurs, we decide to hold on, hoping that it will revert, but we have endured this for far too long, and we cannot bear this any longer.
INCREMENTS: Some LHC officials are reportedly feeling dejected after former chief justice Anwarul Haq approved grant of two advance increments for the staff of his court only just two days before his retirement.
He called for President Uhuru Kenyatta to intervene in what he calls "impractical increase in petrol, diesel and kerosene prices" or they take the government to court.He said that as an umbrella body for workers, they will not allow the increments to continue being implemented without a fight.
Statoliths of octopods contain randomly arranged statoconia without any visible increments in their microstructure (Clarke 1978).

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