Associations to the word «Additive»


ADDITIVE, adjective. (mathematics) Pertaining to addition; that can be, or has been, added.
ADDITIVE, adjective. (mathematics) (of a function, etc.) Distributive over addition.
ADDITIVE, adjective. (algebra) Having addition as an operator.
ADDITIVE, adjective. (chemistry) Pertaining to chemical addition.
ADDITIVE, adjective. (genetics) Describing genes (or the interaction etc. of such genes) which govern the same trait and whose effects work together on the phenotype.
ADDITIVE, noun. A substance added to another substance or product for its ability to alter its properties.
ADDITIVE, noun. (grammar) A word or phrase that adds something, such as also, even, or nor.
ADDITIVE FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) A unary function that preserves the addition operation; a unary function f such that for any x and y: f(x + y) = f(x) + f(y).
ADDITIVE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of additive function
ADDITIVE GROUP, noun. (mathematics) An abelian group, when it is written using the symbol + for its binary operation
ADDITIVE GROUP, noun. (mathematics) The underlying group under addition of a field, ring, vector space or other structure having addition as one of its operations
ADDITIVE GROUP, noun. (mathematics) A group scheme representing the underlying-additive-group functor.
ADDITIVE IDENTITY, noun. (algebra) An element of an algebraic structure, generally denoted 0, which is an identity for an additive operation (generally denoted +). That is, x + 0 = 0 + x = x for any x in the structure.
ADDITIVE INVERSE, noun. (mathematics) The inverse with respect to addition; the opposite.
ADDITIVE OPERATION, noun. (mathematics) An operation, written using the symbol +, that produces the sum of two operands
ADDITIVE OPERATIONS, noun. Plural of additive operation

Dictionary definition

ADDITIVE, noun. Something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine.
ADDITIVE, adjective. Designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree.
ADDITIVE, adjective. Characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process".

Wise words

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