# prime number

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## prime number

n.
A positive integer that is greater than 1 and is not divisible without a remainder by any positive integer other than itself and 1.

## prime number

n
(Mathematics) an integer that cannot be factorized into other integers but is only divisible by itself or 1, such as 2, 3, 5, 7, and 11. Sometimes shortened to: prime Compare composite number

## prime′ num′ber

n.
a positive integer that is not divisible without remainder by any integer except itself and 1.
[1585–95]

## prime number

A positive integer that can only be divided by itself and 1 without leaving a remainder. Examples of prime numbers are 7, 23, and 67. Compare composite number.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 prime number - an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1prime, prime quantity - a number that has no factor but itself and 1
Translations
prvočíslo
primtal
alkuluku
prosti broj
prímszámtörzsszám
frumtala, prímtalaprímtölur
número primo
prvočíslo
praštevilo
primtal
asal sayı
số nguyên tố

## prime number

n (Math) → numero primo

## prime1

1. first or most important. the prime minister; a matter of prime importance.
2. best. in prime condition.
noun
the best part (of a person's etc life, usually early middle age). He is in his prime; the prime of life.
1. first or most important. his primary concern.
2. of the first level or stage. a primary school.