Definition of minus sign in English:

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minus sign

Pronunciation: /ˈmīnəs ˌsīn/

noun

The symbol −, indicating subtraction or a negative value.
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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