incremental mode

incremental mode

[‚iŋ·krə′ment·əl ¦mōd]
(computer science)
The plotting of a curve on a cathode-ray tube by illuminating a fixed number of points at a time.
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The position indicator MPI-15 may be set to read out measured values in absolute or incremental mode (to make relative measures within the measuring range), to select the unit of measure (mm, inches or degrees) and the counting direction and to set the offset values to compensate for tool wear.
More importantly, this replication needs to be performed in real-time, requiring updates to be processed in an incremental mode.
ShowTime operates in an incremental mode and supports hierarchical abstractions like register-bounded blocks, as well as, hierarchical SPEF.
Packets can be sent in random mode, incremental mode, fixed mode, and bit rotate mode.
The tool supports both standard and incremental mode, allowing for quick design iterations.
The Prodigy GT-27 lathe uses three axes of motion that can be commanded in absolute or incremental modes.
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