± U+00B1, ±
(LaTeX: \pm)
PLUS-MINUS SIGN
°
[U+00B0]
Latin-1 Supplement ²
[U+00B2]
See also: [U+571F CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-571F] and [U+58EB CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-58EB]

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±

  1. (sciences) The plus-minus sign, indicating the tolerance or statistical margin of error of a quantity.
  2. (mathematics) Either value as a result of addition or subtraction.
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  3. More or less
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 4
      (b) sporophyte with foot reduced, the entire sporophyte enveloped by the calyptra, which is ± stipitate at the base.
  4. (chess) Advantage for white.

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  plus-minus sign on Wikipedia.Wikipedia