adding, especially calculating the total of two or more numbers
person or thing added or joined
"the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"
"the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"
"the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"
"the addition of a leap day every four years"
"there was an addition to property taxes this year"
"they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
"the librarian shelved the new accessions"
"he was a new addition to the staff"
"the summation of four and three gives seven"
"four plus three equals seven"
A few sums in simple addition.
出自： W. S. Maugham