an act or instance of addition
of, for, or relating to addition
(in systemic grammar) denoting a bound clause that qualifies the meaning of an antecedent noun rather than of the sentence as a whole: Compare contingency (def. 4)
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How to use adding in a sentence
When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.
Scalise spoke briefly, adding little of substance, saying that the people back home know him best.
Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America? | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Most people are focused on the holidays anyway,” she continued, before adding something about people liking Cuban sandwiches.
For example, since 2011 it has been adding 30 per cent more capacity per year on flights to Puerto Rico.
This fluid is then heated, adding crystals of sodium acetate until it becomes perfectly clear.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Indeed a child will sometimes complete the drawing by adding feet and hands before he troubles to bring in the trunk (see Fig. 8).Children's Ways | James Sully
Probably every man, woman and child able to walk was adding to the din in the great city beyond the river.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Harris stood and stared for several minutes without adding anything.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
Can be made from colorless acid by adding a splinter of pine, or allowing to stand in sunlight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd