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Definition of negative

negative
Reversed 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.
Negative
Negative 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

- Negative may refer to: Negative number Negative m**** Negative energy Electrical polarity Negative result (disambiguation) Negative lenses, uses to describe...
- Negativity may refer to: Negativity (quantum mechanics), a measure of quantum entanglement in quantum mechanics Negative charge of electricity Electronegativity...
- Proving a negative or negative proof may refer to: Proving a negative, in the philosophic burden of proof Evidence of absence 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 a movement to...
- Negative return can refer to: Negative return (spaceflight): the point during launch after which a spacecraft cannot abort to Earth. Negative return (finance):...
- In photography, a negative is an image, usually on a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film, in which the lightest areas of the photographed subject...
- Negative cost is the net expense to produce and shoot a film, excluding such expenditures as distribution and promotion. Low-budget movies, for example...
- Negative feedback (or balancing feedback) occurs when some function of the output of a system, process, or mechanism is fed back in a manner that tends...
- Gram-negative bacteria are a group of bacteria that do not retain the crystal violet stain used in the gram-staining method of bacterial differentiation...
- Negative selection may refer to: Negative selection (natural selection), the selective removal of rare alleles that are deleterious Negative selection...