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increaser

[in′krēs·ər]
(engineering)
An adapter for connecting a small-diameter pipe to a larger-diameter pipe.

increaser

In plumbing, a tapered coupling for joining a pipe or conduit to another of larger size.
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The recent increase of the missel-thrush in parts of Scotland has caused the decrease of the song-thrush.
If we wished to increase its average numbers in its new home, we should have to modify it in a different way to what we should have done in its native country; for we should have to give it some advantage over a different set of competitors or enemies.
All that we can do, is to keep steadily in mind that each organic being is striving to increase at a geometrical ratio; that each at some period of its life, during some season of the year, during each generation or at intervals, has to struggle for life, and to suffer great destruction.
There is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair.
When a species, owing to highly favourable circumstances, increases inordinately in numbers in a small tract, epidemics--at least, this seems generally to occur with our game animals--often ensue: and here we have a limiting check independent of the struggle for life.
Cooperatives on the West Side posted the largest percentage increase in median price, of 19% to $722,000, the highest neighborhood price.
domestic economy and a small increase in the relative price competitiveness of U.
An increase of 3[cent]/lb on PET bottle resin was issued by all key suppliers for Oct.
There was an increase in Brazil's output despite a possible decline in domestic consumption as exports, helped by the currency depreciation, rose sharply.
The DWP faces additional costs to comply with new environmental regulations and deserves a one-time increase to meet its bond obligations, said Councilman Tony Cardenas, who chairs a council committee that deals with the utility.
The increase is due to increase of net debt and increased interest rates.
At the very least, the increase in the Part B copayment for all those services that are "winners" (have price increases), inasmuch as those services will remain the most frequently consumed even with lessened demand, coupled with an increased demand at the margin for all those services that are "losersc (have price, decreases), will result in a further increase in Medigap insurance premiums that will almost certainly pricesome enrollees out of that market.