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(v) To add a fixed amount. For example, if you count consecutively from 1 to 10, you increment by one. If you count by twos, you increment by two. A large proportion of computer software consists of loops of instructions in which one or more values are incremented each time the loop is executed.

(n) An amount that is added. For example, if you count by threes, the increment is three.







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