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positive sign

[′päz·əd·iv ‚sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol +, used to indicate a positive number.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Although skeptical, neighbors such as Ray Faulkner see Schiller's plan as a positive sign. "Wood," he says, "is certainly cleaner than what we're dealing with now." Wood power is re-emerging as an energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, stimulate local economic growth and increase energy reliability and security.
The positive sign for tracheoesophageal fistula is the passage of the contrast media from the esophagus to the trachea, with or without delineation of the fistulous communication.
Gay political group Log Cabin Republicans hailed his selection as a positive sign, with executive director Patrick Guerriero proclaiming him a "great choice for majority leader."
While busier steel mills are a positive sign for scrap dealers, it may be too early to declare that domestic scrap markets are booming.
In visitation reports in the 1580s, some villagers even pointed to the way that priests kept concubines as a positive sign of how priests were integrated into the community, which shows both the villagers' confidence in their own vision of the clerical office and their ignorance of the expectations of the Tridentine church.
Atmospheric scientists report this month that levels of bromine-containing chemicals are increasing more slowly than they were a few years ago, a positive sign that nations are bringing this pollution under control.
Public praise for the small entrepreneur is a positive sign. Converting those sentiments to practice is the next challenge.
On the occasion, CTO Lahore Rai Ijaz Ahmad said lady wardens were positive sign in traffic police.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 22 (ANI): With the market indices hitting record-highs in the Monday morning trade, market experts noted that although it is a positive sign, investors need to be cautious before investing.
"I don't know if Darron will make it in time to be involved with the squad but it is a positive sign nonetheless."
It is always a positive sign when management make such a confident statement on a company's prospects.
And Brown believes the bitter disappointment his players were feeling over the loss is a positive sign.