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Noun: increment  in-kru-munt
  1. A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
    "the increment in unemployment";
    - increase, growth
     
  2. The amount by which something increases
    "they proposed an increment of 15 percent in the fare";
    - increase
Verb: increment  in-kru-munt
  1. Increase by some amount, esp. by one

Derived forms: incremented, increments, incrementing

Type of: amount, physical process, process

Antonym: decrement

Encyclopedia: Increment