− minus

World > Common Usage

Definition

The minus sign denotes subtraction. Subtraction represents removing object from a collection. The result of a subtraction is the remainder of the first operand once the value of the second operand is removed.

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Encoding

Hex

2212

Decimal

8722

XML Entity

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