Meaning of ADDITIVE in English

ADDITIVE

n. & adj.

n. a thing added, esp. a substance added to another so as to give it specific qualities (food additive).

adj. 1 characterized by addition (additive process). 2 to be added.

[ LL additivus (as ADD) ]

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