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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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