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Meaning and Description

This symbol, also known as the "Minus", "Negative", "Subtract" or "Hyphen" emoji, is a straightforward, minimalist symbol, consisting of a single, bold horizontal line.

Primarily, the "" emoji is a mathematical symbol, representing the operation of subtraction. It's often used to signify a decrease, removal, or negative response. And in the hospital's inspection report, usually the minus sign means negative, plus sign means positive.

On the internet, the minus sign holds various implications based on context. The "" emoji can denote a decrease, as in losing followers ("50 followers today!") or signify the desire to remove something from a conversation or a list. It's also used in forums or chat rooms to show disagreement or disapproval towards a previous comment.

Besides, in the gaming world🎮, it might signify damage or health reduction of a character, like "-10 HP". In the realm of e-commerce, it indicates price reductions or discounts, such as "-$10"🏷. And in the online dating scene, it's used to point out undesirable traits or deal-breakers in potential partners, like "-cheater".

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is minus, it is related to -, , math, sign, it can be found in emoji category: "🛑 Symbols" - " math".

Wikipedia: Plus and minus signs
The plus and minus signs, + and −, are mathematical symbols used to represent the notions of positive and negative, respectively. In addition, + represents the operation of addition, which results in a sum, while − represents subtraction, resulting in a difference. Their use has been extended to many other meanings, more or less analogous. Plus and minus are Latin terms meaning "more" and "less", respectively. 🔗 Plus and minus signs
🌐: علامتا الزائد والناقص, Znaménka plus a minus, Vorzeichen (Zahl)#Plus- und Minuszeichen, Signos más y menos, علامت‌های مثبت و منفی, Signes plus et moins, פלוס ומינוס, Előjel, Tanda Plus dan Minus, プラス記号とマイナス記号, 더하기표와 빼기표, Plus i minus, Sinais de mais e menos, Знаки плюса и минуса, เครื่องหมายบวกและลบ, Artı ve eksi işaretleri, Знаки плюс і мінус, 加号与减号.

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🔸 Temperatures will plummet to almost minus 40 degree Celsius.

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Basic Information

Shortname: minus
Apple Name: minus symbol
Codepoint: U+2796 Copy
Shortcode: :heavy_minus_sign: Copy
Decimal: ALT+10134
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🛑 Symbols
Sub Categories: ✖ math
Keywords: - | | math | minus | sign

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More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Chinese, Simplified
Polish znak minus
French moins
Spanish menos
Turkish eksi
Japanese マイナス
Persian تفریق
Russian знак вычитания
Vietnamese trừ
Chinese, Traditional