add-on
I. noun Date: 1946 something added on: as a. a sum or amount added on b. something (as an accessory or added feature) that enhances the thing it is added to <
computer hardware add-ons
>
II. adjective Date: 1955 1. being or able to be added on <
an add-on device
>
2. able to be added to <
add-on certificates of deposit
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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