Definitions for minus
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word minus.
an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
"the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
on the negative side or lower end of a scale
"minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"
involving disadvantage or harm
"minus (or negative) factors"
A factor counted as a disadvantage; a loss or potential loss in a situation or plan; as, he added up all the pluses and minuses and decided not to do it; as, the lack of money is a big minus in an election campaign.
A minus sign ().
A negative quantity.
A defect or deficiency.
a minus number
On the negative part of a scale.
minus seven degrees
Ranking just below a designated rating.
He got a grade of B minus for his essay.
Difference of the previous number from the following number.
seven minus two is five
I walked out minus my coat.
Etymology: From the neuter form of.
less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus quantity
Etymology: [L. See Minor, and cf. Mis- pref. from the French.]
Minus or M-nus is a recording label based in Berlin, Germany and Windsor, Canada. It was created in 1998 by Richie Hawtin when Plus 8, a label previously created by Hawtin, was put on hold. By 2005, M-nus was releasing 2 to 3 CDs and 12 to 14 records per year. As Hawtin said of the scaling down to a smaller label, "You learn better who you are, what you are, and how to better present that and present it creatively. With Minus, we wanted to slow it down and try new things…" In 2011 Hawtin's music technology company Liine released Remiix Minus, a remix-app for iOS which enables fans to recombine loops and samples from Minus artists.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mī′nus, adj. less: less than nothing or less than zero: deficient in respect of, deprived of, without.—n. an amount less than nothing: the sign (-) before quantities requiring to be subtracted.—n. Minus′cūle, a semi-uncial cursive script, originated by the monks in the 7th-9th centuries: any small or lower-case letter as distinguished from a capital or Majuscule.—adj. small, of a letter: written in minuscule. [L., neuter of minor, less.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'minus' in Written Corpus Frequency: #901
The numerical value of minus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of minus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
We believe the trend will be toward higher quality credits, our read on the new issuance calendar in Q1 is plus or minus US$60bn of leveraged loans for M&A, which is fairly robust.
When an ignorant man leaves, I regard it as a plus not a minus, he's just plain wrong.
Malice minus justice equals injustice.
I played very good today, very solid, and when I missed the green I made some great up and downs, i missed a few short putts for birdies but minus three is a nice start.
It's about minus 20 degrees today and not much breeze, so we thought the igloo would be a good place to do it.
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- سالب, ناقصArabic
- menysCatalan, Valencian
- αρνητικός, πλην, μείονGreek
- menos, negativoSpanish
- miinus, negatiivinenFinnish
- négatif, moins, négativeFrench
- פחות, מינוסHebrew
- բացասական, մինուս, հանածArmenian
- mínus, frádráttar, minni en núll, neikvæður, tala sem er minni en núll, sem lýtur að frádrætti, neikvæð tala, ókosturIcelandic
- meno, negativo, negativaItalian
- 引く, 負, マイナスJapanese
- min, negatief, negatieveDutch
- minus, negativNorwegian
- minus, ujemnyPolish
- menos, negativoPortuguese
- отрицательная величина, недостаток, отрицательный, с минусом, минусRussian
- brist, negativ, minus, negativ kvantitetSwedish
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