Definition of negative. Meaning of negative. Synonyms of negative
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Definition of negative
negativeReversed 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. NegativeNegative 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
to: Negative number Negative
m**** Negative energy Electrical polarity Negative result
lenses, uses to describe...
(quantum mechanics), a measure
of quantum entanglement
in quantum mechanics Negative charge
or negative proof
, in the philosophic burden
of proof Evidence
in general, such as evidence...
- In mathematics, a negative number
is a real number
that is less than zero. Negative numbers represent
opposites. If positive represents
- Negative return
to: Negative return
(spaceflight): the point during launch after which
a spacecraft cannot abort
to Earth. Negative return
- In photography, a negative
is an image, usually
on a strip
of transparent plastic
film, in which
the lightest areas
of the photographed
cost is the net expense
a film, excluding
and promotion. Low-budget movies, for example...
- Negative feedback
when some function
of the output
of a system, process, or mechanism
is fed back in a manner
- Gram-negative bacteria
are a group
that do not retain
the crystal violet stain
used in the gram-staining method
- Negative selection
to: Negative selection
(natural selection), the selective removal
of rare alleles
that are deleterious Negative
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