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Etymology[]

Latin additivus

Adjective[]

Additive (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Additive

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (mathematics) Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.
  2. Of or pertaining to addition.

Antonyms[]

  • subtractive

Derived terms[]

  • additive function
  • additive inverse
  • additive identity
  • additive group
  • additive color

Noun[]

Singular
Additive

Plural
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Additive ({{{1}}})

  1. A substance added to another substance or product for its ability to alter the results.
    Example: Oil may be used as an additive to gasoline to improve the lubrication of a small engine

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Italian[]

Adjective[]

additive f.

  1. Feminine plural form of additivo

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