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Noun: additive  a-du-tiv
  1. Something added to enhance food, petrol, paint or medicine
Adjective: additive  a-du-tiv
  1. (mathematics) designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    - linear
     
  2. Characterized or produced by addition
    "an additive process"

Derived forms: additives

See also: accumulative, addable, additional, bilinear, complemental, complementary, completing, cumulative, extra, incremental, intercalary, summational, summative, supplemental, supplementary

Type of: addition, add-on, improver

Antonym: subtractive

Encyclopedia: Additive