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Definition of Negative

negative
Reversed Re*versed", a. 1. Turned side for side, or end for end; changed to the contrary; specifically (Bot. & Zo["o]l.), sinistrorse or sinistral; as, a reversed, or sinistral, spiral or shell. 2. (Law) Annulled and the contrary substituted; as, a reversed judgment or decree. Reversed positive or negative (Photog.), a picture corresponding with the original in light and shade, but reversed as to right and left. --Abney.
Negative
Negative Neg"a*tive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Negatived; p. pr. & vb. n. Negativing.] 1. To prove unreal or intrue; to disprove. The omission or infrequency of such recitals does not negative the existence of miracles. --Paley. 2. To reject by vote; to refuse to enact or sanction; as, the Senate negatived the bill. 3. To neutralize the force of; to counteract.

Meaning of Negative from wikipedia

- Look up negative in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Negative may refer to: Negative number Negative m**** Negative energy Negative charge, one of the two...
- Look up negative proof in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Proving a negative or negative proof may refer to: Proving a negative, in the philosophic burden...
- In photography, a negative is an image, usually on a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film, in which the lightest areas of the photographed subject...
- Negative energy is a concept used in physics to explain the nature of certain fields, including the gravitational field and various quantum field effects...
- In art and design, negative space is the empty space around and between the subject(s) of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space...
- Negative feedback (or balancing feedback) occurs when some function of the output of a system, process, or mechanism is fed back in a manner that tends...
- mathematics, a negative number represents an opposite. In the real number system, a negative number is a number that is less than zero. Negative numbers are...
- In microscopy, negative staining is an established method, often used in diagnostic microscopy, for contrasting a thin specimen with an optically opaque...
- Gram-negative bacteria are bacteria that unlike gram-positive bacteria do not retain the crystal violet stain used in the Gram staining method of bacterial...
- In theoretical physics, negative m**** is a hypothetical type of exotic matter whose m**** is of opposite sign to the m**** of normal matter, e.g. −1 kg....