Definition of Subtractions

1. Noun. (plural of subtraction) ¹



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Definition of Subtractions

1. subtraction [n] - See also: subtraction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtractions

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subtotal
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subtracters
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subtractions (current term)
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subtranslucent
subtransparent
subtreasurer
subtreasurers

Literary usage of Subtractions

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1. Pelicotetics, Or, The Science of Quantity: An Elementary Treatise on Algebra by Archibald Sandeman (1868)
"101103) additions and subtractions of whole numbers of such equal ... 33,66), and over either subtractions or additions and subtractions (arts.71,73)—, ..."

2. The Distribution of Ownership by Joseph Harding Underwood (1907)
"Social subtractions from private ownership are: (a) from the right of possession (and use) : (1) for public (or private benefit) : eminent domain; escheat; ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharwood, Barron Field (1866)
"But besides these special remedies for subtractions, to compel the specific performance of the service due by custom, an action on the case will also lie ..."

4. Text-book of Algebra: With Exercises for Secondary Schools and Colleges, Part I by George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt (1898)
"Successive Additions and subtractions. 7. Successive subtractions are carried out by applying the principle of subtraction at each step of the process. ..."

5. Text-book of Algebra: With Exercises for Secondary Schools and Colleges, Part I by George Egbert Fisher, Isaac Joachim Schwatt (1898)
"Successive Additions and subtractions. 7. Successive subtractions are carried out by applying the principle of subtraction at each step of the process. ..."

6. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"... APPENDIX I ADDITIONS, subtractions, AND EMENDATIONS. Since the publication of the first edition of the 'Color Key' in 1903, the American Ornithologists' ..."

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