The definition of increment is the process of increasing by a specific amount, or the amount by which something increases.(noun)
An example of an increment is an annual salary increase of 5%.
See increment in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L incrementum < base of increscere, to increase
See increment in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin incrēmentum
Origin: , from incrēscere, to increase; see increase.
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