negative area

negative area

[′neg·əd·iv ′er·ē·ə]
(geography)
An area that is almost uncultivable or uninhabitable.
(geology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the WB, the index fell from about 1.0 point in last June, slipping to negative area at -10.2 points.
"A negative area search was carried out by officers, the Matrix dog section and NPAS, which has now been concluded.
The report said the official correspondences vide letters dated July 23, 2003, October 31, 2003, February 11, 2004, June 16, 2004, May 21, 2005 and June 19, 2006 between assistant economic adviser Javed Arshad and Chakwal district nazim and former DCO Azam Saleem are indicative of the fact that negative area was not declared in time by the district government Chakwal and Industries Department.
He said that no industry, including the cement plants, could be set up in negative area. The area of Salt Mines was devastated by permitting to set up cement plants there, he said and added that in future, no cement industry could be set up in negative areas.
Consumer prices rose an annual 0.3 per cent in November as the inflation rate accelerated from October's 0.1 per cent after it was in the negative area in August and September, the statistical service said.
But in an exclusive interview with Gulf News, Ferdinand said: "There's always going to be a negative area over here and people that back you in what you're doing over there.
* Unpack in a neutral or negative area outside of the pharmacy (general shipping or receiving area).
Caption: Autumn used a different color in some areas where two letters crossed, and used one negative area to carry the aqua to the outer corners of her symmetrical design.
After three months of continuous decline, the West Bank's index picked up from negative 9.7 points to around negative 2.2 points, but remained locked in the negative area since January this year.
AT= arm-trunk coordination; TT= trunk-thigh coordination; Pos=positive area in the continuous relative phase; Neg= negative area in the continuous relative phase.
Meanwhile, utilitiesaACAO output kept shrinking, dipping slightly deeper into the negative area (to -0.8%, from 0.5% a month ago).
For example, the positive area south of Greenland extends west-southwestward to Central Canada, while the negative area in the North Atlantic extends eastward through the Mediterranean.