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ABSOLUTE VALUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does absolute value mean? 

ABSOLUTE VALUE (noun)
  The noun ABSOLUTE VALUE has 1 sense:

1. a numerical value regardless of its sign

  Familiarity information: ABSOLUTE VALUE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABSOLUTE VALUE (noun)


Sense 1absolute value [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A numerical value regardless of its sign

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("absolute value" is a kind of...):

definite quantity (a specific measure of amount)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "absolute value"):

modulus (the absolute value of a complex number)


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