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add-on

(ăd′ŏn′, -ôn′)
n.
1. One thing added as a supplement to another.
2. Computers
a. See plug-in.
b. A hardware device, such as an expansion card, that is added to a computer to increase its capabilities.
3. An additional amount or charge.

add′-on′ adj.

add-on

n
(Commerce) a feature that can be added to a standard model or package to give increased benefits

add′-on`



n.
1. a device or unit added to equipment or a construction.
2. anything added on, as a charge, tax, rider, or provision.
adj.
3. provided as an add-on.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.add-on - a component that is added to something to improve itadd-on - a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"
additive - something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
afterthought - an addition that was not included in the original plan; "the garage was an afterthought"
annex, annexe, wing, extension - an addition that extends a main building
attachment - a supplementary part or accessory
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
elongation, extension - an addition to the length of something
2.add-on - a supplementary component that improves capabilityadd-on - a supplementary component that improves capability
auto accessory - an accessory for an automobile
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
computer accessory - an accessory for a computer; "when you add in all the computer accessories you are going to need the computer gets pretty expensive"
fitting - a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
trimmings, fixings - the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity); "an elaborate formal dinner with all the fixings"; "he bought a Christmas tree and trimmings to decorate it"
Translations

add-on

[ˈædɒn]
A. N (Comput) → componente m or dispositivo m adicional
B. ADJ [product, part] → adicional

add-on

n (Comput) → Zusatzgerät nt
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