incremental

[in-kruh-men-tl, ing-]
adjective
increasing or adding on, especially in a regular series: small, incremental tax hikes.

Origin:
increment + -al1

incrementally, adverb
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incremental (ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl)
 
adj
of, relating to, using, or rising by increments

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Example sentences
Improvements become smaller as the sport matures, and athletes must work harder
  for incremental gains.
That's without any subsidies and with only small, incremental improvements on
  current technology.
Xu envisions feather evolution as an incremental process.
It can be part of an overall incremental approach, where you try to deflect
  things as they arise.
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