supplement; something which is added
A characteristic of a measurement series
whereby the summed components equal the aggregate. Related
Food additive - a substance or chemical added either intentionally to produce a desired effect or unintentionally through processing, storage or packaging. An additive is any substance that becomes part of a food product when added.
e.g. coloring agents are often added to food to make them more appetizing.
\ad"di*tive\ (&?;), a. [l. additivus.] (math.) proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.
may refer to:
- In science
- Additive color, as opposed to subtractive color
- Additive function, a function in number theory
- Additive map, a function that preserves the addition operation
- Additive set-function – see Sigma additivity
- Additive inverse, an arithmetic concept
- Additive category, a preadditive category with finite biproducts
- Additive model, a statistical regression model
- Additive synthesis, an audio synthesis technique
- Additivity, in biochemistry, the simple sum of effects due to multiple causes.
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1. something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
(hypernym) addition, add-on, improver
1. characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
(similar) accumulative, cumulative
2. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
(classification) mathematics, math, maths
Chemical added to a product to improve its properties.
A chemical added to oil, gasoline, or other products to enhance certain characteristics or to give them other desirable properties. additive a substance or compound added in small amounts to a larger volume of another substance to change some characteristic of the latter. In the oil industry, additives are used in lubricating oil, fuel, drilling mud, and cement for cementing casing.
chemical substance which is added, especially one which is added to food to improve its appearance or to prevent it going bad; the tin of beans contains a number of additives; asthmatic and allergic reactions to additives are frequently found in workers in food processing factories
Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.
A substance (liquid or powder) which is added to gasoline or oil and is intended to improve the characteristics of the original product.
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