not+negative

  • 1 not — negative particle, mid 13c., unstressed variant of noht, naht in no way (see NAUGHT (Cf. naught)). As an interjection to negate what was said before or reveal it as sarcasm, it is first attested 1900; popularized 1989 by Wayne s World sketches on …

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  • 2 Negative — Neg a*tive (n[e^]g [.a]*t[i^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Negatived} (n[e^]g [.a]*t[i^]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Negativing}.] 1. To prove unreal or untrue; to disprove. [1913 Webster] The omission or infrequency of such recitals does not negative the… …

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  • 3 Negative and non-negative numbers — A negative number is a number that is less than zero, such as −2. A positive number is a number that is greater than zero, such as 2. Zero itself is neither positive nor negative. The non negative numbers are the real numbers that are not… …

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  • 4 Negative theology — also known as the Via Negativa (Latin for Negative Way ) and Apophatic theology is a theology that attempts to describe God by negation, to speak of God only in terms of what may not be said about God. In brief, the attempt is to gain and express …

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  • 5 Negative gearing (Australia) — Negative gearing is a form of financial leverage where an investor borrows money to buy an asset, but the income generated by that asset does not cover the interest on the loan. The investor must fund the shortfall until the asset is sold, at… …

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  • 6 Negative Zone — Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics First appearance Fantastic Four vol.1 #51 (June 1966) Created by Stan Lee Jack Kirby …

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  • 7 Negative resistance — is a property of some electric circuits where an increase in the current entering a port results in a decreased voltage across the same port. This is in contrast to a simple ohmic resistor, which exhibits an increase in voltage under the same… …

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  • 8 Negative capability — describes the resistance to a set of institutional arrangements or a system of knowledge about the world and human experience. It explains the capacity of human beings to reject the totalizing constraints of a closed context, and to both… …

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  • 9 negative — [neg′ə tiv] adj. [ME negatife < OFr or L: OFr négatif < L negativus < negatus: see NEGATION] 1. containing, expressing, or implying a denial or refusal; that says “no” [a negative reply] 2. opposite to something regarded as positive;… …

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  • 10 Negative pressure wound therapy — (NPWT) is the use of sub atmospheric pressure to promote or assist wound healing, or to remove fluids from a wound site. Introduction Negative Pressure Wound Therapy has two forms which mainly differ in the type of dressing used to transfer NPWT… …

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  • 11 Negative cache — Not to be confused with Cache miss. In computer programming, negative cache is a cache that also stores negative responses, i.e. failures. This means that a program remembers the result indicating a failure even after the cause has been corrected …

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  • 12 Negative Approach — at St. Andrews Hall on July 31, 2010 Background information Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States …

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  • 13 not — 1. Not is used to form negative statements and questions, and is attached both to individual words and to whole clauses by means of their verbs, normally requiring the use of an auxiliary verb such as do or have: We do not want to go / not… …

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  • 14 Negative equity — occurs when the value of an asset used to secure a loan is less than the outstanding balance on the loan.[1] In the United States, assets (particularly real estate, whose loans are mortgages) with negative equity are often referred to as being… …

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  • 15 Negative assurance — is a method used by the Certified Public Accountant to assure various parties, such as bankers and stockbrokers, that financial data under review by them is correct. Negative assurance tells the data user that nothing has come to the CPA s… …

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  • 16 Negative search — involves the elimination of information which is not relevant from a mass of content in order to present to a user a range of relevant content. Negative Search is different to both Positive Search and Discovery Search. Positive Search uses the… …

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  • 17 not — [ nat ] adverb *** 1. ) used for making negatives a ) used for making a sentence, expression, or word negative: He would not listen to anything she said. Barbara s not coming to the party. I don t feel sorry for her. Do not forget your promise.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 Negative option billing — is a business practice in which goods or services are provided automatically, and the customer must either pay for the service or specifically decline it in advance of billing.[1] This is, for example, the model on which mail order services, such …

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  • 19 Negative Man — Negative Man. Art by Bruno Premiani Publication information Publisher …

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  • 20 Negative refraction — is the name for an electromagnetic phenomenon where light rays are refracted at an interface in the reverse sense to that normally expected. Such an effect can be obtained using a metamaterial which has been designed to achieve a negative value… …

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