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...
- power of positive thinking Positive Thinking..., a 1998 album by Acoustic Alchemy Positive Thinking, a 2016 album by The Pack A.D. "Positive Thinking"...
- function, that are widely used in medicine: Sensitivity (also called the true positive rate, the epidemiological/clinical sensitivity, the recall, or probability...
- Positive feedback (or exacerbating feedback) is a process that occurs in a feedback loop which exacerbates the effects of a small disturbance. That is...
- Positive psychology is the study of the "good life", or the positive aspects of the human experience that make life worth living. As an art, it focuses...
- B Positive is an upcoming American television sitcom that is being co-created, co-written, and co-executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Marco Pennette...
- In bacteriology, Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test, which is traditionally used to quickly cl****ify...
- 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)...
- In mathematics, positive semidefinite may refer to: Positive-semidefinite function Positive semidefinite matrix Semidefinite bilinear form...
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