incremental

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adjective in·cre·men·tal \ˌiŋ-krə-ˈmen-təl, ˌin-\

Definition of incremental

  1. :  of, relating to, being, or occurring in especially small increments incremental additions incremental change

incrementally

play \ˌiŋ-krə-ˈmen-təl-ē, ˌin-\ adverb

Examples of incremental in a sentence

  1. the incremental evolution of the collection from a specialized gallery into a comprehensive art museum

  2. the incremental total for my collection of baseball cards

1696

First Known Use of incremental

1696

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