Synonyms for additive

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-i-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd ɪ tɪv

Définition of additive

Origin :
  • 1690s, "tending to be added," from Latin additivus "added, annexed," from past participle stem of addere (see addition).
  • noun added ingredient
Example sentences :
  • These quantities are additive for years after 1800, and subtractive for years before that epoch.
  • Extract from : « Astrology » by Sepharial
  • The first number should be additive, the second subtractive, etc.
  • Extract from : « Visual Signaling » by Signal Corps United States Army
  • The additive was relaxation and his world was to be as commonplace as the hearth.
  • Extract from : « The Land of Look Behind » by Paul Cameron Brown
  • The relationships are not arithmetical, additive, mechanical, but are vital and organic.
  • Extract from : « The Value of Money » by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • The additive and subtractive methods are chiefly involved, but there is another method which is an "averaging" additive one.
  • Extract from : « Artificial Light » by M. Luckiesh
  • It is, however, better to employ the additive effect of a definite number of feeble make-and-break shocks.
  • Extract from : « Life Movements in Plants » by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • By a most remarkable coincidence, the Egyptians, as the Mayas, considered these additive five days unlucky.
  • Extract from : « Vestiges of the Mayas » by Augustus Le Plongeon
  • When the attached thermometer reads below 28, the correction is additive.
  • Extract from : « Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology » by Robert DeCourcy Ward
  • Conversely, indefinite integrals are indeterminate to the extent of an additive constant.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5 » by Various
  • Bearing in mind the additive effects of stimulus we see that its effective intensity increases with the duration of application.
  • Extract from : « Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919 » by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose

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