a group in which the operation of the group is addition.
- Additive effect
additive effect additive effect n. An effect in which two substances or actions used in combination produce a total effect the same as the sum of the individual effects. Historical Examples (d) additive effect on current of response, root-tip a negative, and growing region A positive. Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919 Sir Jagadis […]
- Additive identity
an element that when added to a given element in a specified set leaves that element unchanged, as zero in the real-number system.
- Additive inverse
the number in the set of real numbers that when added to a given number will yield zero: The additive inverse of 2 is −2.
- Additive process
a process of color photography in which the colors are formed by the combination of red, green, and blue-violet. noun a photographic process in which the desired colours are produced by adding together appropriate proportions of three primary colours Compare subtractive process