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Engelsk navneord: addition

1. addition (om genstand) a component that is added to something to improve it

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe addition of a bathroom was a major improvement.
The addition of cinnamon improved the flavor.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)add-on, improver

Mindre specifikke termercomponent, constituent, element

Mere specifikke termeradditive, afterthought, annex, annexe, attachment, elongation, extension, extension, wing

2. addition (om handling) the act of adding one thing to another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe addition of flowers created a pleasing effect.
The addition of a leap day every four years.

Mindre specifikke termerincrease, step-up

Mere specifikke termerfluoridation, fluoridisation, fluoridization, retrofit

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)subtraction, deduction

3. addition (om mængde el. mål) a quantity that is added

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was an addition to property taxes this year.
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gain, increase

Mindre specifikke termerindefinite quantity

Mere specifikke termeraccretion

4. addition (om forhold) something added to what you already have

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe librarian shelved the new accessions.
He was a new addition to the staff.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accession

Mindre specifikke termeracquisition

5. addition (om sted) a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area

Mindre specifikke termersuburb, suburban area, suburbia

6. addition (om handling) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe summation of four and three gives seven.
Four plus three equals seven.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)plus, summation

Mindre specifikke termerarithmetic operation

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