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sub·trac·tive

 (səb-trăk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Producing or involving subtraction.
2.
a. Of or being a color produced by light passing through or reflecting off a colorant, such as a filter or pigment, that absorbs certain wavelengths and transmits or reflects others. See Table at color.
b. Of or being any of the primary colors cyan, magenta, or yellow.
3. Of or being a photographic process that produces a positive image by superposing or mixing substances that selectively absorb colored light.
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subtractive

(səbˈtræktɪv)
adj
1. able or tending to remove or subtract
2. (Mathematics) indicating or requiring subtraction; having a minus sign: –x is a subtractive quantity.
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sub•trac•tive

(səbˈtræk tɪv)

adj.
1. tending to subtract; having power to subtract.
2. (of a quantity) to be subtracted; having the minus sign (−).
[1680–90]
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sub·trac·tive

(səb-trăk′tĭv)
1. Being any of the primary colors cyan, magenta, or yellow, which can be combined using overlapping filters to produce all other colors. The filters absorb certain wavelengths and allow others to pass through. See more at color.
2. Mathematics Marked by or involving subtraction.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subtractive - constituting or involving subtraction; "a subtractive correction"
additive - characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
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