minuend
minuend min"u*end, n. [L. minuendus to be diminished, fr. minuere to lessen, diminish. See {Minish}.] (Arith.) In the process of subtraction[2], the number from which another number (the subtrahend) is to be subtracted, to find the difference. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • minuend — (n.) number from which another number is to be subtracted, 1706, from L. minuendus (numerus), gerundive pp. of minuere to reduce, diminish, make small (see MINUS (Cf. minus)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • minuend — [min′yo͞o end΄] n. [L minuendum, to be diminished, neut. ger. of minuere: see MINUTE2] Arith. the number or quantity from which another (the subtrahend) is to be subtracted …   English World dictionary

  • Minuend — Unter der Subtraktion (auch Minus Rechnen) versteht man das Abziehen einer Zahl von einer anderen. Mathematisch handelt es sich bei der Subtraktion um eine zweistellige Verknüpfung. Die Subtraktion gehört zu den Grundrechenarten der Arithmetik.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • minuend — noun Etymology: Latin minuendum, neuter of minuendus, gerundive of minuere to lessen more at minor Date: 1706 a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • minuend — /min yooh end /, n. Arith. a number from which another is subtracted. Cf. subtrahend. [1700 10; < L minuendus (numerus) (number) to be diminished or made smaller, (gerundive of minuere), equiv. to minu (see MINUS) + endus gerundive suffix] * * * …   Universalium

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