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plus sign

[′pləs ‚sīn]
(mathematics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

plus sign

The plus sign (+) means "ADD" in programming and on calculator keyboards. For example, 10 + 7 means 10 added to 7. It is also used as a concatenation symbol for text fields. For example, city + ", " + state combines the CITY field with a comma, blank space and the STATE field.
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Guy Verhofstadt is among those advocating a Constitutional Treaty plus', although the four elements he sees in the plus sign are partly meant to satisfy the holdouts or those states that rejected the Constitution via referendum in 2005.
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