What does increment mean?

Definitions for increment
ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-in·cre·ment

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word increment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. increase, increment, growthnoun

    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

    "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"

  2. increase, incrementnoun

    the amount by which something increases

    "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"

Wiktionary

  1. incrementnoun

    The action of increasing or becoming greater.

  2. incrementnoun

    The waxing of the moon.

  3. incrementnoun

    The amount of increase.

  4. incrementverb

    To increase by steps or by a step, especially by one.

  5. Etymology: From incrementum.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Incrementnoun

    Etymology: incrementum, Latin.

    Divers conceptions are concerning its increment, or inundation. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    This stratum is expanded at top, serving as the seminary that furnisheth matter for the formation and increment of animal and vegetable bodies. John Woodward.

    The orchard loves to wave
    With Winter winds: the loosen'd roots then drink
    Large increment, earnest of happy years. Phillips.

ChatGPT

  1. increment

    An increment refers to an increase or addition, often one of a series, in something such as quantity, size, value, or degree. It usually signifies a small or gradual change. In mathematics or programming, it can also refer to the action of increasing a variable's value by a specific amount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incrementnoun

    the act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement

  2. Incrementnoun

    matter added; increase; produce; production; -- opposed to decrement

  3. Incrementnoun

    the increase of a variable quantity or fraction from its present value to its next ascending value; the finite quantity, generally variable, by which a variable quantity is increased

  4. Incrementnoun

    an amplification without strict climax,

  5. Etymology: [L. incrementum: cf. F. incrment. See Increase.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Increment

    in′kre-ment, n. act of increasing or becoming greater: growth: that by which anything is increased: (math.) the finite increase of a variable quantity: (rhet.) an adding of particulars without climax (see 2 Peter, i. 5-7): (gram.) a syllable in excess of the number of the nominative singular or the second pers. sing. present indicative.—adj. Increment′al.Unearned increment, any exceptional increase in the value of land, houses, &c., not due to the owner's labour or outlay. [L. incrementumincrescĕre, to increase.]

Editors Contribution

  1. increment

    It is also a word for Penis, phallus.

    "My your increment has grown to a greater firmness and is very enticing and desirable."


    Submitted by anonymous on February 8, 2021  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of increment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of increment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of increment in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Bowen:

    It’s another paradigm shift, those two events — huge events — in spaceflight happening during our increment, on top of all the other work we get to do, I don’t think we’re going to fully be able to absorb it until after the fact.

  2. Marc Waha:

    Given Didi's reported high market share, any increment would attract MOFCOM's attention. But for the parties to seek pre-closing approval, each has to meet the minimum sales threshold. That's where it's unclear whether an anti-trust filing would be required.

  3. Stephen Bowen:

    It’s another paradigm shift, those two events — huge events — in spaceflight happening during our increment, on top of all the other work we get to do, I don’t think we’re going to fully be able to absorb it until after the fact.

  4. Daniel Swain:

    And that's the main climate change connection -- the effect that the warming and drying is having on the vegetation aridity itself, in most cases, the drier vegetation becomes, the more flammable it becomes. In some cases, it's an exponential relationship where each additional increment of drying makes it increasingly more flammable at an increasing rate.

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