(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.
[in-krim-uh-neyt] /ɪnˈkrɪm əˌneɪt/ verb (used with object), incriminated, incriminating. 1. to accuse of or present proof of a or fault: He incriminated both men to the grand jury. 2. to involve in an accusation; cause to be or appear to be guilty; implicate: His testimony incriminated his friend. He feared incriminating himself if he answered. […]