In krə mənt
1: a rise or addition in number or value, often small.
Every year the employees receive a wage increment.
2: one of several successive increases or movements forward.
The weight is increased in precise increments.
3: something received or added.
And every year, every month, came some new increment to human achievement, a new country opened up, new mines, new scientific discoveries, a new machine!
(The War in the Air, Wells, H.G.)