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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Additive  \Ad"di*tive\,  a.  [L.  additivus.]  (Math.) 
  Proper  to  be  added;  positive;  --  opposed  to  {subtractive}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  additive 
  adj  1:  (mathematics)  directly  proportional  [syn:  {linear}]  [ant:  {nonlinear}] 
  2:  characterized  or  produced  by  addition;  "an  additive  process" 
  [ant:  {subtractive}] 
  n  :  something  added  to  enhance  food  or  gasoline  or  paint  or 
  medicine 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  additive 
 
    A  function  f  :  X  ->  Y  is  additive  if 
 
  for  all  Z  <=  X 
  f  (lub  Z)  =  lub  {  f  z  :  z  in  Z  } 
 
  (f  "preserves  {lub}s").  All  additive  functions  defined  over 
  {cpo}s  are  {continuous}. 
 
  ("<="  is  written  in  {LaTeX}  as  {\subseteq},  lub"  as  \sqcup  ). 
 
  (1995-02-03) 
 
 




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