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 for additive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Additive \Ad"di*tive\, a. [L. additivus.] (Math.)
     Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  additive
      adj 1: designating or involving an equation whose terms are of
             the first degree [syn: linear, additive] [ant:
             nonlinear]
      2: characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
         [ant: subtractive]
      n 1: something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or
           medicine

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "additive":
     accession, accessory, accompaniment, accumulative, addenda,
     addendum, additament, addition, additional, additory, additum,
     adjunct, adjuvant, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage,
     appendant, appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, augment,
     augmentation, chain, coda, complement, component, concomitant,
     constituent, continuation, corollary, cumulative, elemental,
     extension, extrapolation, fixture, increase, increment, offshoot,
     pendant, reinforcement, side effect, side issue, summational,
     summative, supplement, tailpiece, undergirding
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  additive
  
      A function f : X -> Y is additive if
  
      for all Z <= X
      f (lub Z)  =  lub { f z : z in Z 
  
     (f "preserves lubs").  All additive functions defined over
     cpos are continuous.
  
     ("<=" is written in LaTeX as \subseteq, "lub" as \sqcup ).
  
     (1995-02-03)
  

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