Subtraction

Definition of Subtraction

Sub`trac´tion
n.1.The act or operation of subtracting or taking away a part.
2.(Math.) The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
3.(Law) The withdrawing or withholding from a person of some right to which he is entitled by law.

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