incremental

adjective in·cre·men·tal \ ˌiŋ-krə-ˈmen-tᵊl , ˌin- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of incremental

: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

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First Known Use of incremental

1696

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