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plus sign

n.
1. Mathematics The symbol (+), as in 2 + 2 = 4, that is used to indicate addition or a positive quantity.
2. Chemistry The same symbol, used to indicate dextrorotatory rotation of polarized light.
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plus sign

n
(Mathematics) the symbol +, indicating addition or positive quantity
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plus′ sign`


n.
the symbol (+) indicating summation or a positive quality.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plus sign - a sign indicating the operation of additionplus sign - a sign indicating the operation of addition
sign - a character indicating a relation between quantities; "don't forget the minus sign"
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Translations
(signo) másmás

plus sign

n (Math, Elec) → Pluszeichen nt
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References in classic literature ?
The words of some people might generally be written with a minus sign after them, the minus meaning that the personality of the speaker subtracted from, rather than added to, their weight; but Rebecca's words might always have borne the plus sign.
Pakistan stock market gained sharply by 1014 points to close at 38562 points with gainers led the column where 201 companies showed plus signs as against 102 witnessed minus signs.
The Karachi Stock Exchange gained 1,556 points with about 327 companies showing plus signs. Market capitalization scored a rise of Rs254 billion.
Thayer said Daniels earned mostly "plus signs" Sunday, when his opening drive included that terrific run block and spanned seven plays and 73 yards, capped with a 14-yard anticipation touchdown throw from Mitch Trubisky to Allen Robinson.
It's obviously very popular both with locals and with families - two plus signs in anyone's books.
The coefficients for the trade barrier index (host country) and years of education have plus signs, which may indicate the impact in cases where the traded goods are intermediate material and factors of production.
The book includes b&w photos of signs and sign sequences on every page, plus signs for the manual alphabet and a glossary of signs, along with reproducible simple line drawings to use in activities.
''But the upward momentum is limited (as investors) are in a tug-of-war between (positive cues) and a stronger yen plus signs of overheating,'' Nishimura said.
The relatively low valuation, plus signs of confidence in a gradually rebounding economy, both contributed to the share s gains, analysts said.
Mr Seymour added: "We continue to argue that the assets are worth materially more than the current share price, but unlocking these will require some crystallisation of value plus signs that management have drawn a line under operational issues within the deep mines."
"WHAT ARE ALL the plus signs for?" the six-year-old asked as he gazed around the church.