noun, plural ad·den·da [uh-den-duh] /əˈdɛn də/ for 1, 2; ad·den·dums for 3.
- the radial distance between the tip of a gear tooth and the pitch circle of a gear or the pitch line of a rack.Compare dedendum.
- Also called addendum circle.an imaginary circle touching the tips of the teeth on a gear.
Origin of addendum
Related Words for addendapostscript, appendix, codicil, extension, extra, addition, adjunct, supplement, augmentation, attachment, appendage, rider
Examples from the Web for addenda
Historical Examples of addenda
The receipts will be found in the Addenda, under the head of Hospital Diets.Soyer's Culinary Campaign
Where then, it may be asked, are the addenda to be placed at the end of each century?George Cruikshank's Omnibus
The correction, revision, and addenda do not call for any special notice.
In calculating the addenda of bills she frequently had recourse to digital aid.Ulysses
These addenda in the colonel's own handwriting tickled Norton's fancy.Sons and Fathers
Harry Stillwell Edwards
noun plural -da (-də)
Word Origin for addendum
1794, literally "something added," from Latin addendum, neuter of addendus "that which is to be added," gerundive of addere (see add (v.)). Classical plural form is addenda.