In*cres"cent (?), a. [L. increscens, -entis, p. pr. of increscere. See Increase.]
Increasing; growing; augmenting; swelling; enlarging.
Between the incresent and decrescent moon.
Increasing; on the increase; -- said of the moon represented as the new moon, with the points turned toward the dexter side.
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