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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. subtraction: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. subtraction: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. subtraction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. subtraction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. subtraction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. subtraction: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Subtraction, subtraction: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. subtraction: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. subtraction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. subtraction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. subtraction: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. subtraction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. subtraction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. subtraction: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. subtraction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. subtraction: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Subtraction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Subtraction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. subtraction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. subtraction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Subtraction: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. subtraction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. subtraction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. subtraction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. subtraction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. subtraction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. subtraction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. subtraction: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. subtraction: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SUBTRACTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. subtraction: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subtraction: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subtraction: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Subtraction: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. subtraction: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]
  3. subtraction: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The subtraction: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (subtraction)

noun:  the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole) ("He complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks")
noun:  an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated ("The subtraction of three from four leaves one")

▸ Also see subtractions
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Phrases that include subtraction:   addition by subtraction, subtraction cloning, subtraction formula for hyperbolic sine, subtraction op conjugal rights, temporal subtraction more...

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