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increment

Maths a small positive or negative change in a variable or function. Symbol: Δ, as in Δx or Δf
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increment

[′iŋ·krə·mənt]
(analytical chemistry)
An individual portion of material of a group of samples collected by a single operation of a sampling device from parts of a lot that are separated in time or space.
(hydrology)
(mathematics)
A change in the argument or values of a function, usually restricted to being a small positive or negative quantity.
(science and technology)
A small change in the value of a variable.
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increment

To add a number to another number. Incrementing a counter means adding 1 to its current value.
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During the incrementation phase, with an increment in concrete strains [DELTA][[epsilon].sub.ct], the increment in strain at the bottom of the steel flange, [DELTA][[epsilon].sub.sb], is determined as follows:
The speed is concluded the concatenation and efficiency by the incrementation procedures.
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Laboratory validation of periodicity of incrementation in statoliths of the South African chokka squid Loligo vulgaris reynaudii (d'Orbigny, 1845): a reevaluation.
Thus the incrementation in the velocity stream line that is betokened by the velocity stream line index on the left, we verbalize that it avails the fluid to gain more kinetic energy with which the fluid molecules peregrinate more with more speed, hit the cylinder wall and return towards the piston head which is near BDC at that moment.
Step D: The shorter side of the subsequent triple is found as before, that is, an incrementation of 2, or (5) + 2 = (7).
A geometrically nonlinear incremental analysis is carried out under displacement incrementation using the Newton-Raphson solution method.
Brook, Methodus Incrementorum Directa et Inversa (Direct and Reverse Methods of Incrementation), impensis Gulielmi Innys, London, UK, 1715.
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