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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.
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Seuren proposes here an interesting solution to ban a genuine incrementation of the sentence content to the discourse domain (i.
But where Stow's grammatical conflation of buildings and streets (in Fish Street) intensifies the inward, upward incrementation, Defoe's suggests an implosion.
In Koyukon medicine traveler stories repetitions often are indicative of an incrementation in the traveler's medicine power.
Wilson and Sperber define relevance in terms of the technical notion of "contextual implications," which are the by-product obtained "when the addition of a proposition to a context modifies the context in a way that goes beyond the mere incrementation of that context with the proposition itself and all its logical implications" (381).
For Wilson and Sperber, the "universal aim" of discourse processing "is to obtain the maximum of contextual implications in return for any processing effort expended" (382)--contextual implications being the byproduct obtained "when the addition of a proposition to a context modifies the context in a way that goes beyond the mere incrementation of that context With the proposition itself and all its logical implications" (381).
The incrementation of meaning that results creates a strong bond between the narrator (whether Freud or Lisa) and the reader looking over the narrator's shoulder, so to speak.
By swapping of i and j, and subsequent incrementation of i and j, invariant 12 is restored.