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increaser

[in-kree-ser] /ɪnˈkri sər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that increases.
2.
(in plumbing) a coupling increasing in diameter at one end.
Compare reducer (def 3).
Origin of increaser
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; increase + -er1
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  • The proudest title of the great emperors of old had been that of increaser of the Empire.

    The Thirty Years' War Samuel Rawson Gardiner

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