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[n] a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
[adj] involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor"
[adj] granting what has been desired or requested; "a favorable reply"; "a positive answer"
[adj] marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets"
[adj] impossible to deny or disprove; "incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence"; "proof positive"; "an irrefutable argument"
[adj] formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws"
[adj] characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
[adj] (mathematics) greater than zero; "positive numbers"
[adj] (medicine) indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen; "a positive pregnancy test"
[adj] having a positive electric charge; "protons are positive"
[adj] of or relating to positivism; "positivist thinkers"; "positivist doctrine"; "positive philosophy"


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