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/ink/ increment, i.e. increase by one. Especially used by assembly programmers, as many assembly languages have an "inc" mnemonic.

Antonym: dec.


1. On drawings, abbr. for “incorporated.”
2. On drawings, abbr. for “incoming.”

Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc.

A nonprofit nongovernment organization sponsored by the National Board of Fire Underwriters; classifies, tests, and inspects electric devices to assure their compliance with the National Electrical Code.