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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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According to the report, real estate sector in India may see a strong turnaround in 2017 as 55percent of the 750 localities across 14 major cities witnessed an average price increment of 2.
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A member state may set a limitation period on claims for payment of increments, denied to migrant workers on the basis of application of a domestic law incompatible with EU law, ruled the EU Court of Justice, on 15 April.
001-inch (1-ml) increments, and everything was symmetrical and evenly balanced.
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