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negative quantity

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a quantity preceded by the negative sign, or which stands in the relation indicated by this sign to some other quantity. See Negative sign (below).

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Examples

  • That is the live coal from the altar which at once unseals the lips of the dumb -- and that alone which makes a man a positive and not a negative quantity in the world's arithmetic.

    A Voice From the South

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