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[in-kree-ser] /ɪnˈkri sər/
a person or thing that increases.
(in plumbing) a coupling increasing in diameter at one end.
Compare reducer (def 3).
Origin of increaser
1520-30; increase + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In conjunction with the dewatering pump the contractor shall supply a discharge increaser and suction piping.
  • Proper size of standard increaser and reducers shall be used if pipes of different sizes are connected.
  • Western yarrow is a pioneer species and considered an increaser where the forage resource has been over utilized.
  • It adapts to disturbance and is considered an invader or increaser species.
  • Most forbs are undesirable invader or increaser species.
  • When found on the range it is considered an indicator of a healthy habitat and is technically labeled an increaser.

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