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Meaning of increment by Wiktionary Dictionary

increment


    Etymology

    From Latin incrementum .

    Noun

    increment ( plural: increments )

    1. The action of increasing or becoming greater .
    2. ( heraldry ) The waxing of the moon .
    3. The amount of increase .

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    Verb

    increment ( third-person singular simple present increments present participle incrementing, simple past and past participle incremented )

    1. ( intransitive, transitive ) To increase by steps or by a step, especially by one.

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Explanation of increment by Wordnet Dictionary

increment


    Noun
    1. the amount by which something increases

    2. a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important