negative area

negative area

[′neg·əd·iv ′er·ē·ə]
(geography)
An area that is almost uncultivable or uninhabitable.
(geology)
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He said that no industry, including the cement plants, could be set up in negative area.
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.
2 points, but remained locked in the negative area since January this year.
Post-hoc analyses showed that G4 displayed smaller negative area variability between trials than G2 during downswing (P1H-P2H), and also than G1 and G2 during upswing (P2H-P3H).
Meanwhile, utilitiesaACAO output kept shrinking, dipping slightly deeper into the negative area (to -0.
Only nine companies closed in negative area while four remain unchanged.
Most people switch off when the negative area is used first.
It's become a landmark and we have visitors coming to see how to turn a negative area into a positive one.