plus sign

noun

Definition of plus sign

: a sign + denoting addition or a positive quantity

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First Known Use of plus sign

1826


PLUS SIGN Defined for English Language Learners

plus sign

noun

Definition of plus sign for English Language Learners

  • : the symbol + used to show that a number is being added to another number or that a quantity is greater than zero


PLUS SIGN Defined for Kids

plus sign

noun

Definition of plus sign for Students

: a sign + used in mathematics to show addition (as in 8+6=14) or a quantity greater than zero (as in +10°)


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