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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Sarfraz said he is overwhelmed by seeing Pakistan's government playing their positive part in the happening of this series.
Mr Smith added: "Despite the initial problems, the NFU remains committed to working with Defra and Natural England on the scheme's continued development and implementation and we would like to play an active and positive part in any review.
In respect of the Conservatoire specifically I would hope to use THSH as a positive part of talent retention in the city: young musicians need to feel that there are opportunities to progress their careers without moving away.
It was the first of many large-scale guerrilla campaigns to celebrate this natural, positive part of life.
As well as its work in the UK, Mosaic operates an International Leadership program, equipping delegates to be a positive part of their local communities.
It speaks volumes of the lad he is keen to play a positive part for us given our current position in the league.
Especially in South Africa, these symbols represent a really positive part of our childhoods, where there might not otherwise be a ton of great stuff to remember.
As ever in these things, Britain will play its part and will play a very positive part.
Boelkow said Midwestern Shooters Supply is very family-oriented and strives to be a positive part of the community.
The Chancellor and I have been very clear: we need an economy where we invest more, where we make more, design more things, export more things, and the North East is a very positive part of that.
I want to give my personal thanks to the club and its members for the positive part they have played in the lives of local parents and children over the last two decades", he added.
Our last game before the Christmas is away at Middlesbrough now and we want to end a very positive part of the season on a high with a win to do ourselves justice because we've played some great football so far this season.