Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

additive

noun
     
Related topics: Food, Chemistry
ad‧di‧tive [countable usually plural]
DFHC a substance that is added to food to improve its taste, appearance etc:
Our products are free from artificial additives.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary