increment

(redirected from incremental)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to incremental: incremental analysis, Incremental backup

increment

A portion, as of property or time. Developers build subdivisions in phases or increments, completing one section in order to gauge market demand before starting another section. Lawyers bill in minimum increments of 6, 10, 15, or 30 minutes depending on the particular lawyer and local custom,so a 3-minute phone call might be billed as any of these time increments.
References in periodicals archive ?
Consider using incremental image copies to reduce the batch processing window for very large database objects that are minimally modified between image copy backups.
The encoders have communications interfaces that support both measurement modes: RS 422, HTL, or TTL for incremental readings and SSI for absolute measurements.
In fresh foods, seasonality, impulse purchase rate and product usage within individual categories have a significant impact on baseline and incremental volume levels.
Additionally, in a study of Norwegian student teachers, Braton and Stromso (2004) suggested that those who believed intelligence to be a fixed attribute were less likely to adopt mastery goals and more likely to adopt performance-avoidance goals than were incremental theorists.
T treats a percentage of a voucher's face value as an estimate of its anticipated incremental flight-related costs (e.
McAfee says the new product combines the market-leading McAfee virus detection and cleaning engine with the industry's only true incremental updating capability for rapid, easy deployment of fixes up to 20 times faster than today's technology allows.
And Al Gore's Campaign 2000 proposal casts him firmly in the incremental mold (although his advisers concede that universal coverage is not their objective).
City accountants are still trying to put dollar figures on the construction cost and the incremental revenue.
128 requires companies to calculate earnings per incremental share for each group of potential common shares.
Many primary care networks incorrectly assume that building a network is necessary to gain incremental referrals to medical staff subspecialists and admissions to the hospital.
Barter finance allows a company to buy using its incremental cost of production [also applies to international trade].
In examining how the concept of probability could be introduced into the liability model, the Board considered various ideas, including an incremental approach.

Full browser ?