- increasing or adding on, especially in a regular series: small, incremental tax hikes.
Origin of incremental
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Examples from the Web for incrementally
MEGAN: I get conflicting stories about whether battery cost is falling a great deal, or only slowly and incrementally improving.Electric Vehicles May Be the Green Car of the Future, But Hybrids Are the Green Car of the Present
January 24, 2013
American courts are at last, finally, coming up with sane solutions … but oh so slowly and incrementally.Whitney Houston Death: How Sane Drug Laws May Have Prevented It
February 12, 2012
These hackers have incrementally more powerful computers, but what are they doing?Who Is Behind Cyberattacks on Israel’s Airline and Banks?
January 18, 2012
Incrementally, reason trickled back into my mind, and with it came ire.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
- of, relating to, using, or rising by increments
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Word Origin and History for incrementally
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