Definition of multiplicative in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·pli·ca·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌməltəˈplikətiv, ˈməltəpləˌkātiv


  • Subject to or of the nature of multiplication: coronary risk factors are multiplicative
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    • The number system which was used to express this numerical information was based on the decimal system and was both additive and multiplicative in nature.
    • This suggests that pollen viability corresponds more closely to the exponential quadratic model than to either the additive or the multiplicative model.
    • In a statistical sense, therefore, the multiplicative model signifies independent additive effects on a logarithmic scale.

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