Subtraction in a sentence as a noun

The slow path calls subtraction and returns true if the result is zero.

Use PRs to manage addition/subtraction of offenders to the list.

The Amazon software is a big value-subtraction to me.

Most people can do addition, subtraction and some multiplication.

Much better "brand" than previous, and look good in small sizes, although I will miss the cute visual pun of GIT letters being refresh, addition and subtraction symbols.

Last I remember, Torque still needed its non-terrain geometry to be built with the kinds of BSP/subtraction-based editors we all used in the Quake 3 days.

Since the minus operator is not so overloaded, "wat"-1 instead is treated as numerical subtraction.

The computer keeps a record of your bank balance, which it does via addition and subtraction, so you'd best assure addition and subtraction sums to greater than zero.

It is entirely possible for both sides of "I give you money, you give me a banana" to end up better off. Similarly, if you're looking at a list of ways to teach kids subtraction, "I give you thirty seconds, you show me subtraction bingo" leaves both sides better off.

It's not even clear to me that this implementation is correct because at the end of the subtraction, it compares the result to the zero word, which is only one of the 255 possible representations of zero.

Subtraction definitions


an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"

See also: minus


the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"

See also: deduction