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sign con·ven·tion

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  1. Sign convention

    In physics, a sign convention is a choice of the physical significance of signs (plus or minus) for a set of quantities, in a case where the choice of sign is arbitrary. "Arbitrary" here means that the same physical system can be correctly described using different choices for the signs, as long as one set of definitions is used consistently. The choices made may differ between authors. Disagreement about sign conventions is a frequent source of confusion, frustration, misunderstandings, and even outright errors in scientific work. In general, a sign convention is a special case of a choice of coordinate system for the case of one dimension. Sometimes, the term "sign convention" is used more broadly to include factors of i and 2π, rather than just choices of sign.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sign convention in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sign convention in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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