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increment

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

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.

increment

To add a number to another number. Incrementing a counter means adding 1 to its current value.
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Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Taking note of the poor performance in the Government and Aided School, Department of Secondary Education, Odisha has decided to stop the annual increments of headmasters and teachers of the schools.
He added that while step increments among employees of other agencies are granted automatically every three years on the basis of longevity of service, the step increments granted to Pag-IBIG employees were intended to address the effects of inflation over the years.
On sugar, he disclosed that they had witnessed quite a quantum increment since last year, saying sugar, which sold around GHS130, has ballooned to GHS185 or GHS190, representing a 63 percent increment, which he attributed to the strength of the American dollar.
According to the report, the empirical study assumes an annual increment of RM150 starting in 2020 until 2022, while a one-off increment to RM1,500 in 2020.
Stylet increment analysis was the first direct aging method developed for octopus (Reis & Fernandes 2002, Doubleday et al.
He said the proposed tax is going to push the prices of fuel extremely high above the continued fuel prices increment by Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).
Minister Molefhi proposed a three per cent increment with effect from April 1, 2016 and four per cent increment effecting from April 1 2017 as well as three per cent increment as of April 1 2018.
can be used as well, especially if increment deposition occurs at low temperatures (Radtke and Fey, 1996) or during periods of starvation (Jones and Brothers, 1987; Fox et al., 2003).
The also complained regarding the lack of increments and claimed that the last increment that they received was in 2012.The lady health workers from different districts across Punjab further protested that their demand for a service structure should be met.Due to the sit-in, the flow of traffic around Mall Road was disrupted.
The increment was observed following the implementation of the new tax law beginning in January.
As it did in August, the FCC has taken a step to speed up bidding inStage 4 of the Forward Auction bydoubling the increment percentage used to set new clock prices for all spectrum in each round.