absolute value

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n absolute value a real number regardless of its sign
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Usage

In literature:

No counsel could be of any value to me unless I gave him my absolute and complete trust.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
It is absolutely of no value but as it affords a raw material for novels and romances.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847." by Various
He expected to find absolutely nothing of any value.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
Intrinsic value is the absolute power of anything to support life.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
Even the scientific value of truth is not, however, ultimate or absolute.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
The most important truths have absolutely no value in communication.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
For winning hand of absolutely no scoring value than Mah-Jongg, 10 points is given as a bonus.
"Pung Chow" by Lew Lysle Harr
This would be absolute values.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
The "survival value" of this instinct is absolute; without it the race would not long survive.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Such milk would be absolutely without value.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
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In news:

The revelation prompted him to write a book about his quest for absolute silence, Zero Decibels, which is a paean to the value of silence in a noisy world.
TWINSBURG, OH Pepperl+ Fuchs introduces CVM42H CANopen Multi-Turn Absolute Encoders featuring stainless steel housing, flange and shaft, and utilize magnetic sampling to deliver 24-bit resolution position value through the CANopen protocol.
Aaron Maybin has learned how to compute absolute values, functional notations and negative and fractional exponents.
The crime that happened to John and Revè Walsh's son Adam was a desecration to our collective values as well as an absolute tragedy.
Absolute Memorabilia Fans of the GameLandon Donovan scored the winning goal for the US on Wednesday and saw the value of his card rise.
You won't need any special equipment, and you'll be looking for changes in your balance score rather than absolute values.
The cal -COLOR 400 Colormeter provides fast and accurate measurements of color temperature, absolute chromaticity values and illuminance of light sources, and display areas.
The cal-COLOR 400 Colormeter provides fast and accurate measurements of color temperature, absolute chromaticity values and illuminance of light sources, and display areas.
Ra is a measure of the average of the absolute value of the variation of the surface texture profile about a best-fit mean line.
Is it legal to be charged $350 for an appraisal that I have not seen, that I do not have in my possession and that has absolutely no value, because of the lapse of time (120 days plus).
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In science:

Let N be a positive integer, and let (ρi,j )1≤i
Random unitaries in non-commutative tori, and an asymptotic model for q-circular systems
We thus obtain that the quantity in (3.16) is bounded in absolute value by km−p .
Random unitaries in non-commutative tori, and an asymptotic model for q-circular systems
N is defined on X , its absolute value is well-defined on M .
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Here ǫm is the density of energy of material disregarding density of energy of relict radiation, but under ¯ǫ we shall understand a difference between the absolute value ”density of energy”, stipulated by the interaction, and density of energy of relict radiation.
Macroscopic Einstein equations for a system of interacting particles and their cosmological applications
The received models can be realized, if absolute value of ”energy density” (12), stipulated by the interaction, exceeds at present moment the energy density of relict radiation.
Macroscopic Einstein equations for a system of interacting particles and their cosmological applications
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