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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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Among the Larger States, Kerala, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu ranked on top in terms of overall performance, while Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh were the top three ranking States in terms of annual incremental performance.
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A senior official at the Federal Reserve took the unusual step of expressing concern about incremental loans in a speech last month, noting that proceeds of the borrowings may end up as payouts to private equity owners.
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Individuals with hypertension had a $1,920 higher annual adjusted incremental expenditure relative to individuals without hypertension, and they had 2.5 times the inpatient cost, almost double the outpatient cost, and almost triple the prescription medication expenditure.
[16] assessed an average cost of $204237.00 (adjusted to the year 2017 value) per patient for bosentan and $15918.99 (adjusted to the year 2017 value) for conventional therapy alone in Australia, and bosentan was associated with an incremental life expectancy of 3.87 years over palliative therapy, with an ICER of $48660.98 per life-year (LY) gained over a 15-year time horizon.
(So we will reduce our VAT rate payments to 10 percent and yet the incremental revenue will increase.
An incremental image copy backup, sometimes referred to as a differential backup, contains only the data that has changed since the last full or incremental image copy was made.
Numerous studies have attempted to determine LT by applying protocols with incremental loads performed on a cycle ergometer (17, 5), a treadmill (13,16), and during resistance exercise (24,25).
Our previous work revealed that the existing incremental clustering algorithms are confronted with an accuracy-parallelism dilemma [5, 6].
The new investment pattern,notified on April 23 by the labour ministry,states that EPFO will invest a minimum of five per cent and up to 15 per cent of incremental deposits in equity or equity-related schemes.
* Incremental measurements with resolutions as high as 16,384 pulses per revolutions.

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