Meaning of INCREASING in English


— increasingly , adv.

/in kree"sing/ , adj.

1. growing larger or greater; enlarging; augmenting.

2. Math. (of a function) having the property that for any two points in the domain such that one is larger than the other, the image of the larger point is greater than or equal to the image of the smaller point; nondecreasing. Cf. decreasing (def. 2).

[ 1590-1600; see INCREASE, -ING 2 ]

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