Non-Positive

Non-Positive

Describing any number or measure less than or equal to zero. For example, if one business loses $1 million in a year and a second one breaks even, both are said to have non-positive gains.
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With the available medication right now, HIV patients can live as long as non-positive patients, they can work, have children, they can have everything," she added.
The color coding dialog will include options for excluding negative, zero, non-positive and empty values from range calculations.
This was the first time I've felt it necessary to make a non-positive vocal statement at Hayward.
But we do read non-positive news for EM economies in that report, as the World Bank warns that EM countries with fiscal imbalances and inflationary pressures may be caught off-guard once the Federal Reserve (Fed) starts raising rates sometime in late 2015.
Diana added: "We're taught not to give away personal information because people can take that and use it in a non-positive way.
Haefliger: Metric spaces of non-positive curvature, Vol.
B] is the subset of B that remains after dropping some columns out of B, corresponding to non-positive components of [x.
Such a system probably won't carry the same merit when it is finally introduced in 2035 by Ed Miliband's adopted-from-a-foodbank son Si - a time when all non-positive mentions of Ed will be banned by the government's media watchdog - but it would, to its universal credit, have rendered the sight of the ageing shopper torn between aiming one finger or two at the wide-eyed woman in the Fiat impossible.
This requires recordings of non-positive movement profiles at least in all the main anatomical planes (criterion of complexity and multidimensionality) or a 3DAuslegung.
However, the use of the most popular extended version of the probability method (Batchelor and Orr, 1988) during the episodes of non-positive inflation rates encounters difficulties.
Among her topics are the gamma function extended to non-positive integer points, the non-commutative residue as a complex residue, the canonical sum on non-integer order classical symbols, weighted traces, and anomalies of regularized determinants.
The meeting was unfriendly and non-positive, after Moscow jumped over all the solutions and the reality of what is happening on the ground in terms of killing, destruction, torture and arrests, while eluding the formation of the Syrian National Coalition and its recognition by many states.