[in-kruh-muh nt, ing-] /ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-/
something added or gained; addition; increase.
the act or process of increasing; growth.
an amount by which something increases or grows:
a weekly increment of $25 in salary.
one of a series of regular additions:
You may make deposits in increments of $500.
an increase or addition, esp one of a series
the act of increasing; augmentation
(maths) a small positive or negative change in a variable or function. Symbol: Δ, as in Δx or Δf
mid-15c., “act or process of increasing,” from Latin incrementum “growth, increase; an addition,” from stem of increscere “to grow in or upon” (see increase). Meaning “amount of increase” first attested 1630s.
increment in·cre·ment (ĭn’krə-mənt, ĭng’-)
in’cre·men’tal (-měn’tl) adj.
[in-krej-uh-luh s] /ɪnˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs/ adjective 1. not credulous; disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical. 2. indicating or showing unbelief: an incredulous smile. /ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləs/ adjective 1. (often foll by of) not prepared or willing to believe (something); unbelieving adj. “unbelieving,” 1570s, from Latin incredulus “unbelieving, incredulous,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + credulus (see […]
[in-di-sahy-siv] /ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ sɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by , as persons; irresolute; undecided. 2. not or conclusive: a severe but indecisive battle. 3. lacking definition; vague or indistinct: the indecisive outline of the distant hills. /ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv/ adjective 1. (of a person) vacillating; irresolute 2. not decisive or conclusive adj. 1726, from in- (1) “not, opposite […]
[in-di-klahy-nuh-buh l] /ˌɪn dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl/ adjective, Grammar. 1. not capable of being declined; having no inflected forms: used especially of a word belonging to a form class most of whose members are declined, as the Latin adjective decem, “ten.”. /ˌɪndɪˈklaɪnəbəl/ adjective 1. (of a noun or pronoun) having only one form; not declined for […]
[in-dee-kuh m-poh-zuh-buh l] /ˌɪn di kəmˈpoʊ zə bəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being decomposed.