additive[ ad-i-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF additive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADDITIVE
These quantities are additive for years after 1800, and subtractive for years before that epoch.
The first number should be additive, the second subtractive, etc.
The additive was relaxation and his world was to be as commonplace as the hearth.
The relationships are not arithmetical, additive, mechanical, but are vital and organic.
The additive and subtractive methods are chiefly involved, but there is another method which is an "averaging" additive one.
It is, however, better to employ the additive effect of a definite number of feeble make-and-break shocks.
By a most remarkable coincidence, the Egyptians, as the Mayas, considered these additive five days unlucky.
When the attached thermometer reads below 28, the correction is additive.
Conversely, indefinite integrals are indeterminate to the extent of an additive constant.
Bearing in mind the additive effects of stimulus we see that its effective intensity increases with the duration of application.