American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- conj. Mathematics Increased by the addition of: Two plus two is four.
- conj. Added to; along with: Their strength plus their spirit makes them formidable. Intelligence plus wit makes for an interesting person.
- conj. Usage Problem And: "[He] is a committed man, plus he has imagination, vitality and national stature” ( Merv Griffin).
- adj. Positive or on the positive part of a scale: a plus value; a temperature of plus five degrees.
- adj. Added or extra: a plus benefit.
- adj. Informal Increased to a further degree or number: "At 70 plus, [he] is old enough to be metaphysical” ( Anatole Broyard).
- adj. Ranking on the higher end of a designated scale: a grade of C plus.
- adj. Physics Positive.
- n. Mathematics The plus sign (+).
- n. A positive quantity.
- n. A favorable condition or factor: The clear weather was a plus for the golf tournament.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- More (by a certain amount); increased (by a specified addition): followed by a noun as an apparent object (a preposition, by, to be supplied): as, the interest plus the disbursements amounts to so much; 6 plus 9 is 15: in this and the next two uses correlative to minus. in algebra and arithmetic this sense is indicated by the sign +, called the plus sign or sign of addition: as, a +
b= x, which is read “a plus b equals x.” [A sign like this was formerly sometimes used as a contraction of Latin et, and.
- More than nothing; belonging to the positive side, as of an account; above zero, or above the lowest point of positive reckoning: as, a plus quantity in an equation (that is, one having the plus sign, or when initial having no sign, before it).
- Marking more than zero; positive: as, the plus sign.
- In etymology, in composition with; with the addition of (the word or element following): expressed, as in mathematics, by the sign + (see the etymologies in this work). The same sign is occasionally used to indicate cognate or related forms
- conj. sum of the previous one and the following one.
- conj. colloquial with; having in addition
- conj. and also; in addition
- n. A positive quantity.
- n. An asset or useful addition.
- n. arithmetic A plus sign: +.
- adj. Being positive rather than negative or zero.
- adj. Positive, or involving advantage.
- adj. physics Electrically positive.
- v. informal To add; to subject to addition.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Math.) More, required to be added; positive, as distinguished from negative; -- opposed to
- adj. Hence, in a literary sense, additional; real; actual.
- n. the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
- n. a useful or valuable quality
- adj. involving advantage or good
- adj. on the positive side or higher end of a scale
- From Latin plus ("more"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin plūs, more. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“That is, a non-mammalian is a fertilized egg _plus_ its parental (or extra-parental) environment; but a mammalian individual is a fertilized egg, _plus its intra-maternal environment_, plus its non-parental environment.”
“Just as an effect and an individual give rise to the idea of one thing, so the effect plus cause, and the individual _plus_ generic character, also give rise to the idea of one thing only.”
“Page 13. 9. plus de Vendredi! plus de perroquet … plus possible: _plus_ is often used negatively without _ne_ when the verb is understood.”
“Basic understanding of HTML (Dreamweaver skills are a plus, advanced HTML skills are a plus+).”
“The popular date simulator Love plus, a Nintendo DS title has had its newest title works leaked, Love plus+ (Note it has an extra plus!”
“To me, the main plus is that you can distribute in a lot of ways without having to pay for many of those outlets.”
“If you google the term plus climateaudit, you should locate the post.”
“He gained as a reward his title plus vast lands along the river after which he was named.”
“I to saw the "Part 1" in the title plus the statement in the last paragraph: "the next dispatch or two, is meant to describe what I witnessed, in order to set the context of my private conversation".”
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Obviates the need for other devices or calculations--it will have a button for everything, and it will solve everything.
all so (true): everywhere, always and by all: Quod semper, quod ubique, quod ab omnibus
Words used to create the names of Pokémon, which are usually portmanteaux.
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short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
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