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  • adj. Additive. - Sir John Herschel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Additive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Additive; additional; characterized by having been added.


Latin addititius, from addere. (Wiktionary)


  • In other positions it is, therefore, as the cosines of the eccentric anomaly, as in the former case; but in this last case it is an addititious force at the perihelion, and an ablatitious force at the aphelion, whereas the first disturbing force was an ablatitious force at the perihelion, and an addititious force at the aphelion; therefore, as we must suppose the planet to be in equilibrium at its mean distance, it is in equilibrium at all distances.

    Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms Containing the True Law of Lunar Influence


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