increment


in·cre·ment

noun \ˈiŋ-krə-mənt, ˈin-\

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
in·cre·men·tal \ˌiŋ-krə-ˈment-əl, ˌin-\ adjective
in·cre·men·tal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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