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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The amount or degree by which something changes or increases.

Usage examples (31)
  • Writing the book was easier to do in small increments.
  • (The increment is to ensure the price moves up in quanta larger than a penny.)
  • An increment is simply A+0 with carry set, and a decrement is A-0 with carry reset (borrow set).
  • On average, each increment is 20MB, so 90 days worth only adds 1. 8GB or so to the total backup. for more
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