a device that plots graphs on paper from computer-generated instructions See also microfilm plotter
- Incremental recorder
noun 1. (computing) a device for recording data as it is generated, usually on paper tape or magnetic tape, and feeding it into a computer
noun, Prosody. 1. repetition, with variation, of a refrain or other part of a poem, especially a ballad.
[in-kres-uh nt] /ɪnˈkrɛs ənt/ adjective 1. increasing or waxing, as the moon. /ɪnˈkrɛsənt/ adjective 1. (esp of the moon) increasing in size; waxing
[in-kree-shuh n] /ɪnˈkri ʃən/ noun, Physiology. 1. a substance, as a hormone, that is secreted internally. 2. the process of such . /ɪnˈkriːʃən/ noun (physiol) 1. direct secretion into the bloodstream, esp of a hormone from an endocrine gland 2. the substance so secreted incretion in·cre·tion (ĭn-krē’shən) n.