"We"re going to play elephants and circuses," - said a little boy at kindergarten, "Do you want to join in?"
"I"d love to," - replied the teacher. "What do you want me to do?"
"You can be the lady that feeds us peanuts!"
- (of a person) convinced, confident, or overconfident in an opinion.
- a absolute; not relative. B gram. (of an adjective or adverb) expressing a simple quality without comparison.
- colloq. Downright (it was a positive miracle).
- constructive (positive thinking).
- marked by the presence and not absence of qualities (positive reaction).
- esp. Philos. Dealing only with matters of fact; practical.
- tending in a direction naturally or arbitrarily taken as that of increase or progress.
- greater than zero. 10 electr. Of, containing, or producing the kind of electrical charge produced by rubbing glass with silk; lacking electrons. 11 (of a photographic image) showing lights and shades or colours unreversed. —n. Positive adjective, photograph, quantity, etc. positively adv. Positiveness n. [latin: related to *position]
n. Physics elementary particle with the same mass as but opposite (positive) charge to an electron. [positive electron]
—adj. - capable of existing, happening, being done, etc.
- potential (a possible way of doing it). —n. - possible candidate, member of a team, etc.
- highest possible score, esp. In shooting.
adv. - perhaps.
- in accordance with possibility (cannot possibly go).
n. Card for sending by post without an envelope.
n. Group of letters and figures in a postal address to assist sorting.
v. (-ting) 1 give a date later than the actual one to (a document etc.).
- follow in time.
adj. & adv. Carried by post free of charge, or with postage prepaid.
—n. Official mark on a letter, giving the place, date, etc., and cancelling the stamp. —v. Mark (an envelope etc.) With this.