increaser

[ in-kree-ser ]
/ ɪnˈkri sər /

noun

a person or thing that increases.
(in plumbing) a coupling increasing in diameter at one end.Compare reducer (def. 3).

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Origin of increaser

First recorded in 1520–30; increase + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for increaser

  • The proudest title of the great emperors of old had been that of Increaser of the Empire.

    The Thirty Years' War|Samuel Rawson Gardiner