minus sign

minus sign


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



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