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noun as in addition

noun as in addition

noun as in incorporation

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When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.

Scalise spoke briefly, adding little of substance, saying that the people back home know him best.

Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.

“Most people are focused on the holidays anyway,” she continued, before adding something about people liking Cuban sandwiches.

For example, since 2011 it has been adding 30 per cent more capacity per year on flights to Puerto Rico.

This fluid is then heated, adding crystals of sodium acetate until it becomes perfectly clear.

Indeed a child will sometimes complete the drawing by adding feet and hands before he troubles to bring in the trunk (see Fig. 8).

Probably every man, woman and child able to walk was adding to the din in the great city beyond the river.

Harris stood and stared for several minutes without adding anything.

Can be made from colorless acid by adding a splinter of pine, or allowing to stand in sunlight.


On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adding, such as: accretion, computing, counting, reckoning, summation, and accruing.

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