Examples of increment in a Sentence
They increased the dosage of the drug in small increments over a period of several weeks.
Fines increase in increments of $10.
The volume is adjustable in 10 equal increments.
Recent Examples of increment from the Web
To facilitate the development, the city would propose several incentives, including the potential of an eventual tax increment financing district.
As a general guide for any anti-rotational movement, start with 30-second increments and work your way up from there, says Clancy.
Options include lump sums or payments over a period of 240 months, or in smaller increments until the pensioner dies — at which point, pension checks usually go to a living beneficiary.
For more than a year now, half of America has been driven into hysterics on a weekly basis by highly selective, often partisan leaks fed to it in 900-word increments by Democrats using the political media.
Cleveland City Council approved a $3 million tax-increment-financing plan and the state of Ohio committed $5 million in preservation tax credits for the project.
The Council on Monday night approved the boundaries of a tax-increment-financing district for the project but did not consider the final financing incentive details, which will be subject to more public hearings and approvals.
Unlike some high-end vehicles, the Armada's cruise control can be adjusted up or down in 1 mph increments, and the driver can see the set speed on a digital readout in the center of the instrument panel.
Records of scoring systems related to today’s date back almost to the beginning of the sport, but in these years the scoring was 15, 30, 45 — the math of which at least makes more sense than the modern system, as each increment was 15 points.
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Increment is used in many technical fields, but also nontechnically. Incremental increases in drug dosages are used for experimental purposes. Incremental tax increases are easier to swallow than sudden large increases. Incremental changes of any kind may be hard to notice, but can be very significant in the long run. Rome wasn't built in a day, but was instead built up by increments from a couple of villages in the 10th century B.C. to the capital of the Mediterranean world in the 1st century A.D.
Origin and Etymology of increment
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
INCREMENT Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of increment
- the most common form of leukocytosis is that in which the increment is in the neutrophilic leukocytes
- —W. A. D. Anderson
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