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Meaning of INTEGER

Pronunciation:  'intijur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

INTEGER is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: whole number
 See Also: characteristic, common multiple, digit, divisor, double digit, factor, figure, large integer, modulus, number, population



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"te*ger\, n. [L. integer untouched, whole, entire.
See {Entire}.]
A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a
fraction or a mixed number.

{Complex integer} (Theory of Numbers), an expression of the
   form a + b[root]-1, where a and b are real integers.

Computing Dictionary

(Or "whole number") One of the finite numbers in the infinite set

        ..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...

An inductive definition of an integer is a number that is either zero or an integer plus or minus one. An integer is a number with no fractional part. If written as a fixed-point number, the part after the decimal (or other base) point will be zero.

A natural number is a non-negative integer.

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