a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed
a reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"
expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"
characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"
less than zero; "a negative number"
reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive; "negative interest rates"
not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative"
the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another; "he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax"
an impressionistic portrayal of a person; "he did a funny impression of a politician"
(dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster; "the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"
an outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"