Unlike signs
Unlike Un*like", a. 1. Not like; dissimilar; diverse; having no resemblance; as, the cases are unlike. [1913 Webster]

2. Not likely; improbable; unlikely. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster]

{Unlike quantities} (Math.), quantities expressed by letters which are different or of different powers, as a, b, c, a^{2}, a^{3}, x^{n}, and the like.

{Unlike signs} (Math.), the signs plus (+) and minus (-). [1913 Webster]


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