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Definition one of a series of increases; or the amount of an increase — especially in small, consistent amounts
  • Bidding starts at $100 with minimum increments of $10.
increments = increases
  • The table shows the amount of tax based on $1,000 increments in income.
  • increments = increases
  • We think we can get incremental business from the same customers by expanding our product line.
  • incremental = additional
  • Why do tennis scores increase in uneven increments?
  • increments = amounts
  • They charge for international calls in 1-minute increments.
  • increments = regular measures of increase
  • The variable increments by one in each loop.
  • increments = increases
  • Uber's surge pricing program detects situations where there is a shortage of drivers and increments charges to customers and payments to drivers depending upon the scale of the shortage.
  • increments = increases
  • You gotta earn my tolerance in increments if you gon' date my daughter.
    Angie Thomas  --  The Hate U Give
  • increments = a series of gradual increases
  • Instead they zigzagged back and forth, increasing their altitude by small increments every time they changed directions.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • increments = amounts
  • Of course, I gradually shared my past with them in increments as they grew older.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Information rushed toward me, rushed slowly, incrementally.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • We turn onto a different highway, and the speed limit goes back up incrementally, but Radar is driving slowly anyway.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • "We have evidence that you paid to Sharon DeBlass one hundred thousand dollars, in twenty-five thousand dollar increments in one year's period."
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • There had been some incremental improvements in the system since then, maybe, but Demoxie would explode it all.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Every increment required meth or more meth.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • In his practice sessions, he rode in sixteen-second increments, exactly double the time he'd need to ride in the arena.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • After another incremental budge, I watched as Eli put his hand on the back of the bike, nudging it forward just slightly.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Change is gradual and incremental, and when one lives in the midst of one's family, one rarely notices differences in them.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • And they lined the beach in evenly spaced increments that continued as far as he could see.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • I could feel the control of my body come back to me in increments, and those increments were my first markers of the time passing.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn

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