increasing
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈkɹiːsɪŋ/
Adjective

increasing (not comparable)

  1. on the increase.
    steadily increasing demand
Antonyms
  • decreasing
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of increase#English|increase
Noun

increasing (plural increasings)

  1. (knitting) An increase.
    • 1864, The Ladies' Companion and Monthly Magazine (page 277)
      Now begin the increasings for the chest by making 2 stitches in the fourth stitch; repeat this, increasing in every fourth row, but 1 stitch further each time, so as to form a slanting line, the same as a dress-pleat.



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