IEVref: 102-02-06 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: absolute value Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: for a real number a, the non-negative number equal to a when $a\ge 0$ and equal to −a when $a<0$Note 1 to entry: The absolute value of a is denoted $|a|$; $\mathrm{abs}a$ is also used. Note 2 to entry: The concept of absolute value may be applied to real scalar quantities. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: