Translingual
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Presentations of ➕︎
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Emoji style
➕︎
➕️
Note: Character's appearance may be different on each system. Text style is forced with ︎ and emoji style with ️
Description
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Two lines crossed in the middle : one vertical line and one horizontal line.
Glyph origin
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From a ligature of Latin et ( “ and ” ) . Compare & and ⁊ of same meaning.
+ (English symbol name plus sign or plus )
( arithmetic , algebra ) addition , additive operation
3 + 2 = 5
( mathematics ) Explicitly indicates that the next number is positive
+5 is different than −5
( informal ) "or more"; indicates that a number is the minimum quantity or amount
This project is going to take 10+ years to complete. (10 or more years)
( mathematics ) from the positive side
$\lim _{x\to a^{+}}f(x)$ is the same as $\lim _{x\downarrow a}\,f(x)$
( mathematics ) disjoint union , coproduct
( mathematics , logic ) inclusive disjunction
( genetics ) wild type
( botany ) grafted hybrid ^{[1]}
( programming ) string concatenation in some programming languages (that might be ambiguous with additive operation)
"My name is " + name + ". I am " + age + " years old."
( regular expressions ) Detects one or more occurrences of the preceding element.
The string ab+c
matches "abc", "abbc", "abbbc", and so on, but not "ac".
( chess notation) check
A placeholder standing for the international call prefix in phone numbers.
Sure, call me if you want. My number is + 496919725.
( medicine ) affirmative result from laboratory test
( electricity ) anode
north
( music ) augmented Usage notes
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The + symbol is called the plus sign in English (see there for translations).
Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:+ .
Synonyms
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﬩
( symbol for and ) : & , ⁊ Antonyms
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( addition or positiveness ) : - or − , sometimes ÷ Derived terms
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See also
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Conjunction
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+
( computing ) When placed between key names, indicates that they should be pressed simultaneously.
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( siglum , informal ) and Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:+ .
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( text messaging , slang ) more References
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^ “Botanical symbols: a new symbol set for new images”, in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society ^{[1]} , volume 162, issue 2, February 2010, →DOI , retrieved 2023-03-06 , pages 117–129
Pronunciation
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This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some! Particularly: “Mandarin”
Conjunction
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( neologism , Covid-19) denotes the immigration policy where the preceding number is the number of days required for quarantine and the following number is the number of days for medical monitoring
7+3 (the policy of) 7 days of quarantine followed by 3 days of medical monitoring