plus sign

noun

Definition of plus sign

: a sign + denoting addition or a positive quantity

Examples of plus sign in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Open the Sengled app and hit the plus sign to add your hub as a new device. Hunter Fenollol, Popular Mechanics, 15 Oct. 2021 As the newest streaming service with a plus sign on the end of its name, Paramount+ is not winning any originality awards. Simon Hill, Wired, 22 Nov. 2021 The jobs have a starting pay of $18 an hour plus sign-on bonuses up to $3,000 in a bid to compete in a tight labor market, the company said in a news release. Alexandria Burris, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Oct. 2021 In the Focus section, there is a plus sign in the top right corner to add your own custom areas of focus. Tyler Hayes, Wired, 1 Nov. 2021 For Walmart in-store: Add the offers to your account on the app by clicking on a plus sign, and then buy the rebate items at Walmart stores. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, 2 Nov. 2021 Your apps should start jiggling, and a tiny plus sign will appear in the top corner. Washington Post, 2 Sep. 2021 When San Diego officials initially objected to the Cookies name, the company offered to instead use a capital C logo with a plus sign. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Sep. 2021 For Walmart: Add the offers to your account on the app by clicking on a plus sign and then buy the rebate items at Walmart stores. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, 14 July 2021

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First Known Use of plus sign

1820, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jan 2022

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“Plus sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plus%20sign. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for plus sign

plus sign

noun

English Language Learners Definition of plus sign

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

plus sign

noun

Kids Definition of plus sign

: 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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