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increment

 [in´krĕ-ment]
an increase or addition; the amount by which a value or quantity is increased. adj., adj incremen´tal.
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in·cre·ment

(in'krĕ-ment), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word in the sense of any small amount.
A change in the value of a variable; usually an increase, with "decrement" applied to a decrease, though "increment" can also correctly be applied to both.
[L. incrementum, increase]
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in·cre·ment

(in'krĕ-mĕnt)
A change in the value of a variable; usually an increase, with "decrement" applied to a decrease, although "increment" can also correctly be applied to both.
[L. incrementum, increase]
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The negative utterance comprises a conceptualisation of a positive scene in terms of abstract counter-spatial or counterfactual models incorporating one or more types of instruction which determine their possible functions in discourse incrementation. The ban on incrementation of the material in the negative scope of predication is a typical function of negation.
What has been proposed here is thus the treatment of negativity (negation) as a mental state and disposition, while the function of the broad negativity units -- as an instruction eliminating a profiled verbal material from a discourse domain or banning the incrementation of a profiled part of material from a discourse domain.
Load incrementation was determined according to the procedure proposed by Tagesson and Kvist (Tagesson and Kvist, 2007).
Relationship between the rating of perceived exertion for one trial and the load incrementation for the next trial.
La demarche de MER reoriente et reorganise, pratiquement, la plupart des theories precedentes portant sur le biconsonantisme: ainsi, la theorie radicale de Philippi et de Meinhof se retrouve dans l'operation du croisement des etymons; la theorie grammaticale suggeree initialement par Lagarde sous-entend l'elargissement de l'etymon par prefixation et/ou incrementation d'elements grammaticaux, verbaux, nominaux; la theorie phonetique adoptee par Delitzsch et Lambert se traduit dans l'idee du developpement des etymons en tant que principale source de l'extension lexicale: les bases primitives elargies sont censees apporter quelques nuances d'ordre semantique, bien que leur modulation semantique ne puisse etre, pour l'instant, reduite a une formule invariable5.
But where Stow's grammatical conflation of buildings and streets (in Fish Street) intensifes the inward, upward incrementation, Defoe's suggests an implosion.
During a given session, responses that fulfilled the schedule value resulted in incrementation of a point counter directly below the SESSION TOTAL POINTS message, in parcels of five.
"We also get a lower rate if we work overtime on Sundays and won't get pay incrementations over the next few years.
All the incrementations and encroachments, those sheds and stalls, noted in Stow's Survey of London (1598)--which Defoe both drew upon and distanced himself from in A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain (1724-26)-- supply transitional spaces between fixed, trapped houses and secret or open space through which to live and move and change a being.