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## in·cre·ment

noun \ˈiŋ-krə-mənt, ˈin-\

## Definition of INCREMENT

1
: the action or process of increasing especially in quantity or value : enlargement
2
a : something gained or added
b : one of a series of regular consecutive additions
c : a minute increase in quantity
3
: the amount or degree by which something changes; especially : the amount of positive or negative change in the value of one or more of a set of variables

## Examples of INCREMENT

1. They increased the dosage of the drug in small increments over a period of several weeks.
2. Fines increase in increments of \$10.
3. The volume is adjustable in 10 equal increments.

## Origin of INCREMENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin incrementum, from increscere to increase
First Known Use: 15th century

## Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

## in·cre·ment

noun \ˈiŋ-krə-mənt, ˈin-\   (Medical Dictionary)

## Medical Definition of INCREMENT

1
a : something gained or added <the most common form of leukocytosis is that in which the increment is in the neutrophilic leukocytes—W. A. D. Anderson> b : one of a series of regular consecutive additions (as of growth or spread of disease)
2
: the amount or degree by which something changes; especially : the amount of positive or negative change in the value of one or more of a set of variables

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