HyperDic: additive

English > 3 senses of the word additive:
NOUNartifactadditivesomething added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
ADJECTIVEalladditive, lineardesignating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
alladditivecharacterized or produced by addition
additive > pronunciation
Soundsae'dahtihv; ae'dihtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > additive: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDesignating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree.
Synonymlinear
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerbilinearlinear with respect to each of two variables or positions
OppositenonlinearDesignating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree
Spanishlineal
Catalanlineal
Verbsaddmake an addition (to)
adddetermine the sum of
English > additive: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized or produced by addition.
Example"an additive process"
Narroweraccumulative, cumulativeincreasing by successive addition
addable, addiblecapable of being added or added to
complemental, complementary, completingActing as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)
extra, additionalFurther or added
incrementalIncreasing gradually by regular degrees or additions
intercalaryHaving a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year
summational, summativeOf or relating to a summation or produced by summation
supplementary, supplementalAdded to complete or make up a deficiency
Oppositesubtractiveconstituting / constituting or involving subtraction
Spanishaditivo
Catalanadditiu
Nounsadditivesomething added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
Verbsaddmake an addition by combining numbers
adddetermine the sum of
addconstitute an addition
English > additive: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine.
NarroweradjuvantAn additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment
food additive, artificial additiveAn additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-life
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
Spanishaditivo
Catalanadditiu
Adjectivesadditivecharacterized or produced by addition

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