Addition

Definition of Addition

Ad`di´tion
n.1.The act of adding two or more things together; - opposed to subtraction or diminution.
2.Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
3.(Math.) That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
4.(Mus.) A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
5.(Law) A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
6.(Her.) Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; - opposed to abatement.
Vector addition
(Geom.) that kind of addition of two lines, or vectors, AB and BC, by which their sum is regarded as the line, or vector, AC.

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