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minus sign

noun

mathematics : the symbol − used to show that a number is being subtracted from another number or that a quantity is less than zero

Full Definition of MINUS SIGN

:  a sign − used in mathematics to indicate subtraction (as in 8−6=2) or a negative quantity (as in −10°)

First Known Use of MINUS SIGN

1851
MINUS SIGN Defined for Kids

minus sign

noun

Definition of MINUS SIGN for Kids

:  a sign − used especially in mathematics to indicate subtraction (as in 8−6=2) or a quantity less than zero (as in −15°)

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