Additive

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  • something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
  • designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

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  • something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine

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Additive Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In chemistry, an additive is a substance that is added to a mixture or compound to change the properties of that mixture or compound. Food additives are used to improve food.



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  • Additive Manufacturing Is Reshaping Aviation
    Advanced manufacturing technologies are leading to smaller jet engines. The aviation company Pratt & Whitney is exploring whether technology known as additive manufacturing could be used to develop more compact jet engines that could make commercial airplanes lighter and more fuel efficient. Read more on this news related to 'Additive'
  • Additive Manufacturing Software protects vital IP.
    Based on GRANTA MI™ materials information management software, MI:Additive Manufacturing™ provides single system which captures all relevant data, links it, makes it available to any appropriately authorized user, and ensures full traceability. Program helps engineering enterprises protect investment and IP in Additive Manufacturing research; build in-depth kn Read more on this news related to 'Additive'
  • Surgeon's Helper: 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Health Care (Op-Ed)
    Scott Dunham is a senior analyst for SmarTech Markets Publishing, which focuses exclusively on additive manufacturing and 3D printing. Dunham is a regularly featured speaker at 3D printing industry events worldwide, and he will be presenting at the Additive Disruption Summit on April 1 and the RAPID conference on May 19. Health care is a constant topic of debate Read more on this news related to 'Additive'

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