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Etymology

Latin additivus

Adjective

additive (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
additive

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  1. (mathematics) Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.

Noun

Singular
additive

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  1. A substance added to another substance or product for its ability to alter the results.
    Example: Oil may be used as an additive to gasoline to improve the lubrication of a small engine

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