whole number
noun Date: 1542 any of the set of nonnegative integers; also integer

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  • Whole number — Whole Whole, a. [OE. hole, hol, hal, hool, AS. h[=a]l well, sound, healthy; akin to OFries. & OS. h?l, D. heel, G. heil, Icel. heill, Sw. hel whole, Dan. heel, Goth. hails well, sound, OIr. c?l augury. Cf. {Hale}, {Hail} to greet, {Heal} to cure …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whole number — whole numbers N COUNT A whole number is an exact number such as 1, 7, and 24, as opposed to a number with fractions or decimals. Syn: integer …   English dictionary

  • whole number — n. 1. zero or any positive multiple of 1 [28 is a whole number] 2. any integer or any natural number …   English World dictionary

  • whole number — noun count TECHNICAL a number such as 1, 32, 144, etc., rather than a number such as 0.1, 0.32, 1/2, 3/4, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whole number — n a number such as 0, 1, 2 etc that is not a ↑fraction = ↑integer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whole number — ► NOUN ▪ a number without fractions; an integer …   English terms dictionary

  • Whole Number —   [dt. »ganze Zahl«], Ganzzahl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • whole number — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms whole number : singular whole number plural whole numbers maths a number such as 1, 32, 144 etc, rather than a number such as 0.1, 0.32, 1/2, 3/4 etc …   English dictionary

  • whole number — noun any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero (Freq. 1) an integer is a number that is not a fraction • Syn: ↑integer • Hypernyms: ↑number • Hyponyms: ↑characteris …   Useful english dictionary

  • whole number — sveikasis skaičius statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Teigiamas arba neigiamas skaičius, neturintis trupmeninės dalies. Operacijos su sveikaisiais skaičiais atliekamos absoliučiai tiksliai. Dėl to sveikieji skaičiai vartojami įvairiems… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • Whole number — The term whole number is used by various authors to mean either: *the nonnegative integers (0, 1, 2, 3, ...) *the positive integers (1, 2, 3, ...) *all integers (..., 3, 2, 1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...) …   Wikipedia

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