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  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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