something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
characterized or produced by addition
"an additive process"
additive(adjective)Pertaining to addition; that can be, or has been, added.
additive(adjective)Distributive over addition.
additive(adjective)Having addition as an operator.
additive(adjective)Pertaining to chemical addition.
additive(adjective)Describing genes (or the interaction etc. of such genes) which govern the same trait and whose effects work together on the phenotype.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
to be added
Translations for additive
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- additiuCatalan, Valencian
- Additiv, Zusatz, ZusatzstoffGerman
- добавка, добавление, дополнениеRussian
- primjesa, dodatak, aditiv, pridodatakSerbo-Croatian
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