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plus

1. indicating or involving addition
2. on the positive part of a scale or coordinate axis
3. indicating the positive side of an electrical circuit
4. slightly above a specified standard on a particular grade or percentage
5. Botany designating the strain of fungus that can only undergo sexual reproduction with a minus strain
6. a positive quantity

plus

[pləs]
(mathematics)
A mathematical symbol; A plus B, where A and B are mathematical quantities, denotes the quantity obtained by taking their sum in an appropriate context.

PLUS

(1)
Late 60's. Machine-oriented systems language used internally by Univac.

plus

(2)
+

Common: ITU-T: plus; add. Rare: cross; INTERCAL: intersection.
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For example, if an apple PLU code is 4011, it is conventionally grown.
Mr Ken Maciver, executive vice-president and general manager of TRW Aeronautical Systems, Lucas Aerospace, said last night: "The PLU deal reinforces our position in the aerospace engine systems market while the SAMM acqusition has moved TRW Aeronautical Systems to the number one position in flight control actuation.
The 14-digit number encoded in DataBar is a UPC plus two zeroes, he adds.
Initial measurements showed Anthony Hicks fell just short of giving his team a first down, but as the Kingsmen celebrated, the chains were adjusted and PLU was awarded the first down, allowing the Lutes to hold the ball until time expired.
For example, some retailers are using the same PLU code for three items without changing the item description, says Kristine Ballecer, marketing director, California Tomato Commission, Fresno, Calif.
PHOTO Cal Lutheran's Israel Bolechala grabs PLU quarterback Chad Johnson in the Lutes' 28-26 win.
PLU bands are available in a variety of stock sizes and colors.
At the same time, it can function in fixed or catch-weight mode, can totalize weights and offers PLU editing and integral label design features.
offers a PLU number guideline chart that will keep produce buyers updated about the various sizes and varieties available.
The agreement makes PLU the first university in Washington to accept monetary donations through the Internet.
Mission 1 on ~ preparation of the note of referral to the ~ environmental authority, concerning the 4 towns whose PLU is being revised and whose ~ EA is subject to the ~ opinion the ~ environmental authority.
If an employee selects the inventory option, for example, the handheld will ask for a PLU number, then for a quantity, a retail price, a cost and so on.