Definition of Positive. Meaning of Positive. Synonyms of Positive

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Definition of Positive

Positive
Positive Pos"i*tive, a. 1. (Mach. & Mech.) (a) Designating, or pertaining to, a motion or device in which the movement derived from a driver, or the grip or hold of a restraining piece, is communicated through an unyielding intermediate piece or pieces; as, a claw clutch is a positive clutch, while a friction clutch is not. (b) Designating, or pertaining to, a device giving a to-and-fro motion; as, a positive dobby.
Positive
Positive Pos"i*tive, n. 1. That which is capable of being affirmed; reality. --South. 2. That which settles by absolute appointment. 3. (Gram.) The positive degree or form. 4. (Photog.) A picture in which the lights and shades correspond in position with those of the original, instead of being reversed, as in a negative. --R. Hunt. 5. (Elec.) The positive plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.

Meaning of Positive from wikipedia

- Positive is a property of positivity and may refer to: Converging lens or positive lens, in optics Plus sign, the sign "+" used to indicate a positive...
- Be Positive (Korean: 긍정이 체질; RR: geungjeong-i chejil; lit. Positive Constitution) is a South Korean web series starring Do Kyung-soo, Chae Seo-jin and...
- (also called the true positive rate, the recall, or probability of detection in some fields) measures the proportion of actual positives that are correctly...
- Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test, which is traditionally used to quickly cl****ify bacteria into...
- Positivity may refer to: The degree to which something is positive Positive charge, a type of electric charge Positivity/negativity ratio Positivity effect...
- Positive feedback is a process that occurs in a feedback loop in which the effects of a small disturbance on a system include an increase in the magnitude...
- particular: Positive-definite bilinear form Positive-definite quadratic form Positive-definite matrix Positive-definite function Positive-definite kernel...
- by convention) is equal and opposite to that of the proton (considered "positive" by convention), the net charge of an ion is non-zero due to its total...
- positive is an error in data reporting in which a test result improperly indicates presence of a condition, such as a disease (the result is positive)...
- The positive and negative predictive values (PPV and NPV respectively) are the proportions of positive and negative results in statistics and diagnostic...
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