Minus

minus

(Science: mathematics) less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus quantity.

(Science: mathematics) Minus sign, the sign denoting minus, or less, prefixed to negative quantities, or quantities to be subtracted. See Negative sign, under Negative.

Origin: L. See Minor, and cf. Mis- pref. From the French.

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