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

- Look up positive or A positive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Positive is a property of positivity and may refer to: Positive formula, a logical formula...
- mathematics, positive semidefinite may refer to: Positive semidefinite function Positive semidefinite matrix Positive semidefinite quadratic form Positive semidefinite...
- Be Positive (Korean: 긍정이 체질; RR: Geungjeong-i Chejil; lit. Positive Constitution) is a South Korean web series starring Doh Kyung-soo, Chae Seo-jin and...
- Positive feedback (exacerbating feedback, self-reinforcing feedback) is a process that occurs in a feedback loop which exacerbates the effects of a small...
- A false positive is an error in binary classification in which a test result incorrectly indicates the presence of a condition (such as a disease when...
- Positive psychology studies the conditions that contribute to the optimal functioning of people, groups, and institutions. It studies "positive subjective...
- Look up positivity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Positivity may refer to: The degree to which something is positive Positive charge, a type of electric...
- particular: Positive-definite bilinear form Positive-definite function Positive-definite function on a group Positive-definite functional Positive-definite...
- In bacteriology, gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test, which is traditionally used to quickly classify...
- Look up positive thinking in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Positive thinking or Positive Thinking may refer to: Optimism, a mental attitude or world...