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integer

## integer

```  3  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Integer  \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.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

integer
n  :  any  of  the  natural  numbers  (positive  or  negative)  or  zero
[syn:  {whole  number}]

From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]:

integer

(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  which  is
either  zero  or  an  integer  plus  or  minus  one  An  integer  is  a
number  with  no  fractional  part  If  written  in  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.

(1995-03-25)

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