Definition of Subtraction. Meaning of Subtraction. Synonyms of Subtraction
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Definition of Subtraction
SubtractionSubtraction Sub*trac"tion, n. [L. subtractio a drawing back.
See Subtract, and cf. Substraction.]
1. The act or operation of subtracting or taking away a part.
2. (Math.) The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a
greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for
finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
3. (Law) The withdrawing or withholding from a person of some
right to which he is entitled by law.
Note: Thus the subtraction of conjugal rights is when either
the husband or wife withdraws from the other and lives
separate without sufficient reason. The subtraction of
a legacy is the withholding or detailing of it from the
legatee by the executor. In like manner, the
withholding of any service, rent, duty, or custom, is a
subtraction, for which the law gives a remedy.
--Blackstone. subtractionCompound Com"pound, a. [OE. compouned, p. p. of compounen. See
Compound, v. t.]
Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts;
produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or
things; composite; as, a compound word.
Compound substances are made up of two or more simple
substances. --I. Watts.
Compound addition, subtraction, multiplication,
division (Arith.), the addition, subtraction, etc., of
Compound crystal (Crystallog.), a twin crystal, or one
seeming to be made up of two or more crystals combined
according to regular laws of composition.
Compound engine (Mech.), a form of steam engine in which
the steam that has been used in a high-pressure cylinder
is made to do further service in a larger low-pressure
cylinder, sometimes in several larger cylinders,
Compound ether. (Chem.) See under Ether.
Compound flower (Bot.), a flower head resembling a single
flower, but really composed of several florets inclosed in
a common calyxlike involucre, as the sunflower or
Compound fraction. (Math.) See Fraction.
Compound fracture. See Fracture.
Compound householder, a householder who compounds or
arranges with his landlord that his rates shall be
included in his rents. [Eng.]
Compound interest. See Interest.
Compound larceny. (Law) See Larceny.
Compound leaf (Bot.), a leaf having two or more separate
blades or leaflets on a common leafstalk.
Compound microscope. See Microscope.
Compound motion. See Motion.
Compound number (Math.), one constructed according to a
varying scale of denomination; as, 3 cwt., 1 qr., 5 lb.;
-- called also denominate number.
Compound pier (Arch.), a clustered column.
Compound quantity (Alg.), a quantity composed of two or
more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign +
(plus) or - (minus). Thus, a + b - c, and bb - b, are
Compound radical. (Chem.) See Radical.
Compound ratio (Math.), the product of two or more ratios;
thus ab:cd is a ratio compounded of the simple ratios a:c
Compound rest (Mech.), the tool carriage of an engine
Compound screw (Mech.), a screw having on the same axis two
or more screws with different pitch (a differential
screw), or running in different directions (a right and
Compound time (Mus.), that in which two or more simple
measures are combined in one; as, 6-8 time is the joining
of two measures of 3-8 time.
Compound word, a word composed of two or more words;
specifically, two or more words joined together by a
Meaning of Subtraction from wikipedia
is an arithmetic operation
of removing objects
from a collection. The result
of a subtraction
and root extraction multiplication
and division addition
that if, in a mathematical
expression, a subexpression
- Digital subtraction angiography
(DSA) is a fluoroscopy technique
used in interventional radiology
to clearly visualize blood vessels
in a bony or dense...
as well as the operations
use has been extended
to many other
meanings, more or less analogous...
- such simple
are also known
as the angle addition
and subtraction theorems
(or formulae). The identities
can be derived
- Image subtraction
or pixel subtraction
is a process whereby
the digital numeric value
of one pixel
or whole image
- heart, the images
are usually taken using
a technique called digital subtraction angiography
or DSA. Images
in this case are usually taken
at 2–3 frames...
- in binary
is much like arithmetic
in other numeral
systems. Addition, subtraction
, multiplication, and division
can be performed
that a particular
may be limited
, or might include
multiplication, division, trigonometry functions
- the advantage
that the fundamental arithmetic operations
of addition, subtraction
, and multiplication
for unsigned binary
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