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
In the long fight against malaria, progress finally seems to be coming, if
  incrementally.
It's cheaper for you, and it means incrementally higher quality of life for
  everyone.
And, since the site first went online a few years ago, it has continued to get
  incrementally better.
It all depends on the original pattern of cells and the rule used to transform
  it incrementally.
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