HyperDic: increment

English > 2 senses of the word increment:
NOUNprocessincrement, increase, growtha process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important
attributeincrement, increasethe amount by which something increases / increases
increment > pronunciation
Soundsih'nkrahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > increment: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningA process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important.
Synonymsincrease, growth
NarroweraccessionA process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
accretion, accumulationAn increase / increase by natural growth or addition
accretion(geology) an increase / increase / increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
accretion(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
accretion(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
multiplicationA multiplicative increase / increase / increase / increase
population growthincrease / increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
proliferationA rapid increase / increase in number (especially a rapid increase / increase in the number of deadly weapons)
pullulationA rapid and abundant increase / increase
relaxation(physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
widening, broadeningAn increase / increase / increase in width
Broaderprocess, physical processA sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
Oppositedecrease, decrementA process of becoming smaller or shorter
Spanishaumento, crecida, crecimiento, incremento, multiplicación
Catalanacreixement, ascens, augment, creixement, creixença, engrandiment, incrementació, increment
Adjectivesincrementalincreasing gradually by regular degrees or additions
English > increment: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe amount by which something increases / increases.
Synonymincrease
Narroweramplification, gainThe amount of increase / increase / increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
fare increaseincrease / increase / increase in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
price increaseincrease / increase / increase in price
raise, rise, wage hike, hike, wage increase, salary increaseThe amount a salary is increased
rise, boost, hike, cost increaseAn increase / increase / increase / increase / increase in cost
supplement, supplementationA quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency / deficiency)
tax-increase, tax boost, tax hikeThe amount by which taxes are increased
up-tickA small increase / increase / increase
BroaderamountThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
Oppositedecrease, decrementThe amount by which something decreases
Spanishaumento, incremento
Catalanincrement
Adjectivesincrementalincreasing gradually by regular degrees or additions

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