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 Not every media company is on the plus sign bandwagon. Stephen Battaglio Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Disney+. Apple TV+. Paramount+. How the plus sign won the streaming wars," 21 Dec. 2020 Then, use the anchor boxes on the corners and sides of the layer to resize and rotate it, and the move tool (a cursor arrow icon with a plus sign next to it) to relocate it. John Kennedy, Popular Science, "How to make a legendary meme," 22 Jan. 2021 At the bottom of the screen was a row of understated line drawings, a house, a magnifying glass, a plus sign, a heart. Lauren Oyler, The Atlantic, "Discovery," 9 Jan. 2021 To add it to your home screen, long hold the screen, click the plus sign in the top left-hand corner, search for Widgetsmith, and then tap on it. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "How to Customize Your iPhone Home Screen and Make It Totally Unique," 2 Dec. 2020 Not every media company is on the plus sign bandwagon. Star Tribune, "How the plus sign won the streaming wars," 22 Dec. 2020 The birth of the plus sign goes back to the late 15th century when mathematicians moved away from presenting their work in a rhetorical way. Stephen Battaglio Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Disney+. Apple TV+. Paramount+. How the plus sign won the streaming wars," 21 Dec. 2020 Once the apps are wiggling, click on the plus sign on the top left-hand corner. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "How to Customize Your iPhone Home Screen and Make It Totally Unique," 2 Dec. 2020 To let Apple handle the selection process for you, go ahead and make your apps jiggle, hit the plus sign in the upper left corner, and tap Smart Stack. Brian Barrett, Wired, "How to Trick Out Your iPhone Home Screen in iOS 14," 10 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of plus sign

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of plus sign was in 1820

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14 Feb 2021

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“Plus sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plus%20sign. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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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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