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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Implicit need for affiliation is associated with increased corrugator activity in a non-positive, but not in a positive social interaction.
description of the procurement: Static and constructive securing of the arched spiral facade of gypsum-mortified slate-brickwork masonry and the steps (sandstone) by means of special construction and non-positive needling and pressing, Height of the faade about 18 m, Measuring and transferring of the step on the inner masonry shell to the external faade, Approx.
Positive is articulated or represented by the number 1 and the non-positive by the number 0.
The ban "has taken a non-positive development damaging to the (bilateral) relationship and is not based on clear technical criteria," he said, adding "We have addressed this matter and I hope that we will find radical solutions so as not it would not further affect the positive relationship.
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.
In this article we find lower bounds for the first eigenvalue of Steklov in geodesic balls and simply connected domain of a Riemannian n-manifold; where n = 2, 3, complete of non-positive sectional curvature.
i] blocked on a is that if only positive rank messages are received, then no non-positive rank message should be produced.
Metric Spaces, Convexity and Non-Positive Curvature, 2nd Edition
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.