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One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either.
Phil Hartman

Meaning of "incremental" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INCREMENTAL

incremental  [ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INCREMENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Incremental is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES INCREMENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Increment

Increment or incremental may refer to: ▪ Incrementalism, a theory ▪ Increment and decrement operators, the operators ++ and -- in computer programming ▪ Incremental computing ▪ Increment, chess term for additional time a chess player receives on each move ▪ Incremental games...

Definition of incremental in the English dictionary

The definition of incremental in the dictionary is of, relating to, using, or rising by increments.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INCREMENTAL


detrimental
ˌdɛtrɪˈmɛntəl
documental
ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntəl
elemental
ˌɛlɪˈmɛntəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
governmental
ˌɡʌvənˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
intergovernmental
ˌɪntəˌɡʌvəˈmɛntəl
judgemental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
judgmental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
monumental
ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəl
ornamental
ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl
regimental
ˌrɛdʒɪˈmɛntəl
rudimental
ˌruːdɪˈmɛntəl
sacramental
ˌsækrəˈmɛntəl
segmental
sɛɡˈmɛntəl
sentimental
ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəl
supplemental
ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntəl
temperamental
ˌtɛmpərəˈmɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INCREMENTAL

incredible
incredibleness
incredibly
incredulity
incredulous
incredulously
incredulousness
incremate
incremation
increment
incremental plotter
incremental recorder
incremental value
incrementalism
incrementalist
incrementally
increscent
incretion
incretionary
incretory

WORDS THAT END LIKE INCREMENTAL

accidental
car rental
coincidental
Continental
dental
departmental
developmental
Emmental
environmental
horizontal
incidental
intercontinental
occidental
oriental
parental
placental
rental
thiopental
transcendental
transcontinental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of incremental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «incremental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INCREMENTAL

Find out the translation of incremental to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of incremental from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «incremental» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

增量
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incrementales
570 millions of speakers

English

incremental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वृद्धिशील
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تزايدي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

инкрементальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

incrementais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রমবর্ধমান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

incrémentale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tambahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

inkremental
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

増分の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

증가
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Incremental
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gia tăng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூடுதல்முறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाढीव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

artımlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incrementale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przyrostowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

інкрементальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

incremental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οριακό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toenemende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

steg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inkrementell
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of incremental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INCREMENTAL»

The term «incremental» is very widely used and occupies the 4.835 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INCREMENTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about incremental

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10 QUOTES WITH «INCREMENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word incremental.
1
Kathleen Battle
I hear music that comes out of need, out of grief, sorrow, suffering and out of overcoming these things, as well. That journey to freedom still goes on today. It's an incremental change, the culmination of many events in your own life and the lives of your children and grandchildren.
2
Wes Bentley
I wanted fame, but I thought it would be incremental, and I became afraid of the overnight-sensation thing.
3
James Lee Burke
Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.
4
Bernard Ebbers
Our investments in data, Internet and international have been particularly timely and have positioned the company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains.
5
Phil Hartman
One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either.
6
Steve Jobs
I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.
7
John P. Kotter
Managers are trained to make incremental, programmatic improvements. They aren't trained to lead large-scale change.
8
Aubrey McClendon
With regard to electric vehicles, I am all for them because most of the incremental electricity needed to run those vehicles will come from gas-fired electric generation. However, I do not believe it is wise for America to substitute dependence on foreign oil for dependence on Chinese batteries.
9
Larry Page
Especially in technology, we need revolutionary change, not incremental change.
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Kathleen Parker
It's probably fair to say that Obama's ideas were too big for America's appetite. It would have been nice had he made a few incremental repairs to the economy and left the transformative events for a less stressful time.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INCREMENTAL»

Discover the use of incremental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to incremental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Migrating legacy systems: gateways, interfaces & the ...
Michael L. Brodie & Michael Stonebraker.
Michael L. Brodie, Michael Stonebraker, 1995
2
Ozone Layer Protection: Country Incremental Costs
This paper describes the country programs in general and reviews the work and results of key analysts who carried out these programs in the former Czechoslovakia, Egypt, India, Jordan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, and Zimbabwe.
Kenneth King, Mohan Munasinghe, 1995
3
The Future of Social Insurance : Incremental Action Or ...
T. HISTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT of Social Security has been one of incremental action. Since 1935, when Old Age Insurance was passed as a part of the Social Security Act, the program has expanded, but there have been no major  ...
Peter B. Edelman, Dallas L. Salisbury, Pamela J. Larson, 2001
4
The Art of Lean Software Development: A Practical and ...
With this book, you will: Understand Lean's origins from Japanese industries and how it applies to software development Learn the Lean software development principles and the five most important practices in detail Distinguish between the ...
Curt Hibbs, Steve Jewett, Mike Sullivan, 2009
5
Practical Guide to Research and Development Tax Incentives: ...
As a result, the amount of incremental credit for the credit year is dependent on a company's research intensity in the 1984 to 1988 period, as it is those years that set the fixed-base percentage, except in the case of start-up companies. See U ...
Michael D. Rashkin, 2007
6
Incremental Speech Translation
Human language capabilities are based on mental proceduresthat are closely linked to the time domain.
Jan W. Amtrup, 1999
7
FERC: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
8.7. Rolled-in. vs. Incremental. Pricing. As stated above, the Commission does not have authority to establish just and reasonable rates in a certificate proceeding, nor does it have authority to change the rates of existing (certificated) services.
James H. McGrew, 2009
8
Budget issues incremental funding of capital asset acquisitions.
Background Capital projects can be grouped into three funding categories: full funding, incremental funding, and high technology. Fully funded capital projects are those for which budget authority is or appears to be provided for the full ...
9
Ocp
The full and incremental backups are differentiated by how the data blocks are backed up in the target database. The full backup backs up all the data blocks in the datafiles, modified or not. An incremental backup backs up only the data ...
Tim Buterbaugh, Bob Bryla, Doug Stuns
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Testing Models for the Incremental Growth of Magma Chambers ...
The importance of magmatic stoping during pluton emplacement is a controversial topic but may prove to be especially important in incrementally emplaced systems like the JLP.
Geoffrey S. Pignotta, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INCREMENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term incremental is used in the context of the following news items.
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Inbox by Gmail for Android scores an incremental, yet time-saving …
Inbox by Gmail, which is already openly available for just anyone sporting an Android device without an invite, has scored some incremental, ... «Phone Arena, Jul 15»
2
Ericsson Earnings Preview: Strong Dollar And Incremental Savings …
Ericsson Earnings Preview: Strong Dollar And Incremental Savings Can Offset Slow North America. July 16th, 2015 by Trefis Team. +18.75%. Upside. 10.55. «Trefis, Jul 15»
3
Rupee ends weak on incremental dollar demand - IndiaInfoline
Rupee ends weak on incremental dollar demand. India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | July 16, 2015 17:41 IST ... «Indiainfoline, Jul 15»
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Weak Start! Rupee trades weak on incremental dollar demand
Weak Start! Rupee trades weak on incremental dollar demand. India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | July 16, 2015 10:44 IST ... «Indiainfoline, Jul 15»
5
Tax Incremental Districts Can Offer Versatility Despite The …
Tax Incremental Districts (TIDs) are a versatile and effective tool for cities to develop and improve their commercial and industrial base. «DoorCountyDailyNews.com, Jul 15»
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'Take incremental steps to develop BI capacity'
None “Everyone uses spreadsheet for analysis, and that is what they are there for really,” says Chip Felton, CIO and principal consultant at ... «CIO New Zealand, Jul 15»
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Incremental steps won't cure these crises: Washington Post opinion
In all spheres, the temptation to incremental policymaking is enormous. Incrementalism is less politically jarring, it preserves flexibility for the ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
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The Art of Incremental Change
... of the state incrementally. Government is unlikely to vanish all at once, so it is illegitimate to object that incremental changes can be reversed. «Reason, Jul 15»
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Google releases 'incremental update' to Android M developer preview
The release - Android M Preview 2 - is being described by Google as an 'incremental update' to the previous Android M developer preview, ... «Uncover Michigan, Jul 15»
10
Incremental Improvements In The 'Greening' Of Helicopters
"Incremental Improvements In The 'Greening' Of Helicopters" is part of the new Aviation Week & Space Technology subscription, now available ... «Aviation Week, Jul 15»

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