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 addendumspostscript, appendix, codicil, extension, extra, addition, adjunct, supplement, augmentation, attachment, appendage, rider
Examples from the Web for addendums
Contemporary Examples of addendums
Overall, the plurality of voices—of young Helga and the author making revisions and addendums to the text decades later—mesh well.This Week’s Hot Reads: April 29, 2013
G. Clay Whittaker, Jen Vafidis
April 29, 2013
Historical Examples of addendums
He knew how I hated a talkative person, and yet he stampedes into the conversation with his amendments and addendums of syntax.Heart of the West
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.