In*cres"cent (?), a. [L. increscens, -entis, p. pr. of increscere. See Increase.]


Increasing; growing; augmenting; swelling; enlarging.

Between the incresent and decrescent moon. Tennyson.

2. Her.

Increasing; on the increase; -- said of the moon represented as the new moon, with the points turned toward the dexter side.


© Webster 1913.

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