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non-negative

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non-negative (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Of a real number, either positive or zero; not negative; greater than or equal to zero.
    Distances are non-negative.
  2. (mathematics) Of a real valued function, functional, etc. which has non-negative values over a particular domain D.
    For all  x \in D,  f(x) \ge 0

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Can be used for an element of a subset of the real numbers, eg rationals or integers. This term is not the same as positive.