Complete Definition of "additive"

English

Etymology
Latin additivus

Adjective
en-adj

  1. mathematics Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.

Noun
en-noun

  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

Derived terms
additive inverse
additive identity
additive group
additive color

Translations

Finnish: lisäaine
French: additif
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German: Zusatzstoff m, Zusatz m, Additiv n
Swedish: tillsats c

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