right is added positive opposed to subtractive
- characterized or from inclusion
- designating or involving an equation whose terms tend to be for the first-degree
- some thing added to enhance food or fuel or paint or medicine
- Proper become included; good; -- opposed to subtractive.
n agent that works with another to add to a result.
1690s, "tending to be added," from Latin additivus "added, annexed," from past participle stem of addere (see addition).
- "something that is included" to a chemical answer or meals item, 1945, from additive (adj.).
Agent or component that, whenever along with other representatives and factors, adds to their particular collective impact or energy usually by a known level or level. A food additive, for instance, is added to improve the taste, increase the appearance, extend the shelf life, or strengthen the vitamins and minerals of a food.
(a.) Proper is added; positive; -- against subtractive.
Chem.), after an exhaustive review of the material at hand, concluded that simple additive relations did exist but with considerable deviations, which he ascribed to differences in structure.