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Meaning of MINUS

Pronunciation:  'mInus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
  2. [adj]  involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
  3. [adj]  on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"
 

MINUS is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: disadvantageous, harmful, negative, subtraction
 
 Antonyms: plus
 
 See Also: arithmetic operation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mi"nus\, a. [L. See {Minor}, and cf. {Mis-} pref. from
the French.] (Math.)
Less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus
quantity.

{Minus sign} (Math.), the sign [-] denoting minus, or less,
   prefixed to negative quantities, or quantities to be
   subtracted. See {Negative sign}, under {Negative}.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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Common: dash; itu-t: hyphen; itu-t: minus. Rare: intercal: worm; option; dak; bithorpe.

 
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