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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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In a letter issued to all District Education Officers, the directorate of Secondary education has asked to take necessary steps to stop the annual increment of the Headmasters of the government/upgraded/aided high schools with zero per cent and less than 50 per cent results in the annual HSC Examination and also the teachers of the same schools entrusted with teaching syllabus subjects in class X (in which students have failed) and initiated disciplinary proceedings under rule 16 against such teaching staff.
BAE Systems was tasked in June 2018 with building the Marine Corps ACV Increment 1.1 vehicle, and received an initial $198 million contract at the time to provide 30 low-rate initial production (LRIP) vehicles, four of which will be used for blast testing.
del Rosario, Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and of Pag-IBIG Fund's Board of Trustees, said that they did not increase the salary rates of officers and employees in 2018 but merely granted salary step increments similar to those implemented by government agencies covered by the Salary Standardization Law (SSL).
In a statement, he said that increment for three years would be suspended of teachers found guilty of absence for four consecutive days adding a suggestion was under consideration that they would be given demotion or termination from job in case of absence on fifth day.
Information filtering in has it that apart from a marginal increment at the pumps, the fall of the Ghanaian currency against the American green buck, is having a significant toll on the cost of bread production and other pastries in Ghana.
A notification states, 'The Hon'ble Chief Justice has been pleased to grant two advance increments to the following officers/officials of this Court with immediate effect, in token of exceptional services rendered by them.'
figure By COLLINS OMULO The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has threatened to call for nationwide protests over the latest increment in petroleum prices by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli termed the increment in petroleum prices "an indirect implementation of the 16 percent VAT tax" protested against by Kenyans.
Resolution of growth increments within the statolith micro-structure varies in different parts of statoliths and in different populations and species of coleoid cephalopods.
Abstract--The daily deposition of growth increments within both sagittae and lapilli was validated for known-age laboratory-reared (18[degrees]C) larval northern pike (Esox lucius) (9-33 mm in standard length [SL]) sampled 1, 7, 14, 22, and 28 days after hatching.
The new government will need to review the promises made by Barisan Nasional to give an additional annual salary increments to over 1.6 million civil servants, said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa.
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.
Indexation of the insurance part of pensions in Azerbaijan won't affect increments to them, Salim Muslumov, the country's minister of labor and social protection of population, said at a press conference on Feb.