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increment

in·cre·ment

increment

 
pronunciation:
In kr mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rise or addition in number or value, often small.
Every year the employees receive a wage increment.
similar words:
rise
definition 2: one of several successive increases or movements forward.
The weight is increased in precise increments.
similar words:
rise
definition 3: something received or added.
derivations: incremental (adj.), incrementally (adv.)