Origin of decrement
OTHER WORDS FROM decrementdec·re·men·tal [dek-ruh-men-tl], /ˌdɛk rəˈmɛn tl/, adjective
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How to use decrement in a sentence
See an admirable statement of the three forms of decrement, in Hay, Trait de Minralogie, vol.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle
The decrement in the capacity of the grooves follows the proportion of 15 to 11.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
It is perfectly intelligible that a progressive fatigue and decrement of the magnitude of contraction must ensue.Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
Evolution is the decrement of this difference between the purely formal and the actual.
Yet no intellect is able to perceive in any given lifetime the actual decrement of this angle.