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plus sign

[′pləs ‚sīn]
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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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This twist doesn't work for the Roman, but a different trick--changing the plus signs to minus signs (and letting IIX be taken as an eight)--gives it too a new anagram-palindrome-rotator equation with a different but correct arithmetical sum:
It's the sound of a little boy asking what all the plus signs are for.
Over the coming months we will work our way around the city and replace the remaining 50 plus signs.
Anyone looking at the League table will think that we are in a bad way and from a playing point of view it has been difficult but there have also been some plus signs during the year," claimed Armbrister who has had a lifetime association with the club.
His group evaluated corridor use by placing 50 salamanders into each of two test plots shaped like plus signs.
The "E" appended to the stock symbol indicates that a security will be ineligible for quotation and subject to removal from the OTC Bulletin Board 30 calendar days from the date the "E" is appended (60 days if denoted with a plus sign ("+"), 90 days if denoted with two plus signs ("++")), unless the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) is notified that the company is current with regard to its public reporting requirements pursuant to the regulations.