# equicrescent

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

### Adjective[edit]

**equicrescent** (*not comparable*)

- (mathematics) Increasing by equal increments.
**1913**, Louis Adolphe Martin, Text-book of Mechanics, Volume 2:- It is well to notice that
*t*, time, is an**equicrescent**variable, i.e., grows in equal steps. Thus, although time continually increases, it does so uniformly, so that the differential increment,*dt*, is constant, although time,*t*, is itself variable.

**1916**, Mansfield Merriman, American Civil Engineers' Pocket Book:- A variable regarded as taking on equal increments is an
**equicrescent**variable.

**1947**, John W Wilson, Radiograph calculator^{[1]}, US Patent 2484366:- The scale I2 is
**equicrescent**, i. e., its subdivisions subtend equal angular intervals at the pivot point.