positive degree

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Noun1.positive degree - the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
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The doctor's friend was in the positive degree of hoarseness, puffiness, red-facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy; the doctor in the comparative--hoarser, puffier, more red-faced, more all-fourey, tobaccoer, dirtier, and brandier.
This equation has a unique solution of strictly positive degree, furthermore, if we note by a this solution then [[alpha]] = [A/C] (see [8].
The main idea was that by calibration a set of DDFs was obtained then a relationship was made in between number of positive degree days and degree day factors which were obtained from the calibration.
The integral fuzzy information studied in this paper has three fuzzy characteristics: fuzzy positive class (sample points' positive degree of membership are more than negative one), fuzzy negative class (sample points' negative degree of membership are more than positive one) and center class (sample points' positive degree of membership and negative one are equal).
However we will prove that configurations with positive degree are not necessarily effective as the two examples in Figure 1(a) show.
These are open and un-decomposable linkages either zero degree of mobility in the case of passive groups or positive degree of mobility in the case of active modular groups.
One way of looking for a possible cause of the breakup is to examine variations in the regional positive degree days.