Unlike signs

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Unlike signs (Math) the signs plus+) and minus-).
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Usage

In literature:

Bengalis, unlike the rest of the Hindus, do not paint sectarian signs on their foreheads.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Unlike Shakespeare's cardinal, they did not die without a sign.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) Old Portraits, Modern Sketches, Personal Sketches and Tributes, Historical Papers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Unlike Shakespeare's cardinal, they did not die without a sign.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The fellow had an expressive countenance, unlike most of his race, and the least sign of drink was painfully apparent upon it.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
Unlike most mothers, she had no word of reproach when he returned home from school with a puffed face, or cut lips; the signs of battle.
"The Tiger of Mysore" by G. A. Henty
Board signs, not unlike "Keep off the grass" ones of the West, were set up here and there, showing a Chinese holding.
"A Wayfarer in China" by Elizabeth Kendall
Unlike China, there was nowhere any sign of the temples falling into decay.
"The Empire of the East" by H. B. Montgomery
Age respects love, but, unlike youth, it respects little the signs of love.
"Titan: A Romance" by Jean Paul
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In news:

Unlike other events, walkers could sign up on behalf of their charity of choice.
China's economic growth lost more momentum at the beginning of the year, but other signs are showing the slowdown is unlikely to continue for long.
Athens has been haggling for weeks over 12 billion euros of cutbacks that its European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders have refused to sign off on over fears that some of the proposed savings are unlikely to materialise.
While the country is spending some money to ease the transition home for Mexicans who want to return, most with steady jobs in the US are unlikely to sign up for the program.
Lydia Callis, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's official sign-language interpreter, has become an unlikely star of Superstorm Sandy.
Once activated, the signs will give motorists travel time estimates, but unlike the dynamic message signs above some other valley freeways, these signs are on the side of the road and will display only numbers.
NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus is unlikely to sign a bailout deal during the upcoming visit by officials from potential creditors, a senior Cypriot official said Thursday.
Unlike most laws in Maine, the same sex marriage measure does not have to be passed by the Legislature or signed by the Governor.
Unlike Americans and Europeans, Chinese shoppers show no signs of logo fatigue.
Samsung's Android-running Galaxy Tab tablet just popped up at Sprint, where (unlike at Verizon) you'll have the option to sign up for a two-year contract in exchange for a $200 price cut, down to $400.
Angels unlikely to re-sign potential Rangers free agent target Zack Greinke.
Unlike last year in Dallas where big signings seemed to come in by the minute, these Winter Meetings have been a ho-hum affair thus far.
Signing shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima unlikely for Yankees.
The Yankees have until Friday to agree to terms with Hiroyuki Nakajima, but a person familiar with process said Wednesday that the team was unlikely to sign the shortstop.
The Yankees have until Friday to agree to terms with Hiroyuki Nakajima, but a person familiar with process said Wednesday that the team was unlikely to sign the shortstop .
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In science:

The unlike-sign sample also contains pairs of primary and secondary electrons from the same B meson decay.
Measurement of the Branching Fraction for Inclusive Semileptonic B Meson Decays
Further contaminations to the like- and unlike-sign samples arise from decays of τ leptons and charmed mesons produced in b → ccs decays.
Measurement of the Branching Fraction for Inclusive Semileptonic B Meson Decays
In the unlike-sign sample, electrons from primary and charm decays of the same B tend to be produced in opposite directions.
Measurement of the Branching Fraction for Inclusive Semileptonic B Meson Decays
The contribution of unlike-sign pairs from the same B decay satisfying Eq. 1 is approximately 2%.
Measurement of the Branching Fraction for Inclusive Semileptonic B Meson Decays
Due to B 0B 0 flavor oscillations, electrons from primary B decays and B → DX , D → e− νeY cascades contribute to both unlike- and like-sign spectra.
Measurement of the Branching Fraction for Inclusive Semileptonic B Meson Decays
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