positive part

positive part

[′päz·əd·iv ‚pärt]
(mathematics)
For a real-valued function ƒ, this is the function, denoted ƒ+, for which ƒ+(x) = ƒ(x) if ƒ(x)≥0 and ƒ+(x) = 0 if ƒ(x) < 0.
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She added: "Migrant workers are here, they are here to stay and they are an important and positive part of not only our economy, but of our community.
For city leaders, the most exciting and positive part of this plan is the call for a constitutional amendment to protect local funds from state budget raids in the future," said John Russo, President of the League and Oakland City Attorney.
The company won in the Financial Impact category for the positive part Human Resources strategies, policies and programs have played in the business success of the organization.
The goal is to enable women to look at long term care as a positive part of retirement by providing them with the tools to educate themselves on how to prepare for aging, widowhood and financial independence.
I feel the positive part of our season is we've found some good young players.
Having AccuClaim as such a positive part of TowerGroup's research report, is a gratifying acknowledgement and further validation of the quality of Asset Management's business model and products," said Ron Weinberger, a Director of Moss Resources.
But most of those who want to make the UK their home are fleeing persecution or eager to play a positive part in British life.
Redefining the role of the company's chief financial officer is a necessary and positive part of our course of action in this regard.
We must look at the positive part of our performance against Newcastle.
It is naive to suggest that the UK could ever play a positive part in Europe without being part of the euro.
So that for certain would play a positive part in Jack's head.