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Positive Lens: Simple lens that causes light rays from a subject to converge to a point.
Positive Reinforcement: The process of acknowledging specific behaviors with positive feedback, such as a smile, praise or reward.
Positive Organ: Small single-manual organ, popular in the Renaissance and Baroque eras.
Positive Signs: All air and fire signs; used to describe the outgoing, dynamic qualities characteristic of these signs. Also called masculine signs. See also Masculine signs.
Positive Feedback Control: Occurs when information produced by the feedback increases and accelerates the response.
Positive Space: Space aboard a ship or aircraft that can be confirmed ahead of time.
Positive Yield Curve: A positive yield curve results when the interest rate on long-term US Treasury bonds is higher than the rate on on short-term Treasury bills. You create the curve by plotting a graph with ra . . . View Full Definition
Positive Weight: Weight on a ball that tends to enhance the hook and/or to get the ball into a roll later down the lane; top weight, positive side weight and finger weight are considered positive weights. Th . . . View Full Definition
Positive Vorticity Advection: The advection of higher values of vorticity into an area. It is also known as cyclonic vorticity.
Positive Symptoms: Reflect an excess or distortion of normal functions. Includes delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior.