Definition of minus sign in English:

minus sign

Syllabification: mi·nus sign


  • The symbol −, indicating subtraction or a negative value.
    More example sentences
    • A plus sign indicates repeat additions and a minus sign indicates repeat deletions, virtually all of which occurred in the variable region.
    • After coming up with the list, he analyzed opportunities by placing up to two plus signs or two minus signs next to each characteristic.
    • The plus sign (+) denotes amplification and the minus sign (-) indicates no amplification.

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