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increment

noun in·cre·ment \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
March 30, 2015
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