# integer

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## in·te·ger

(ĭn′tĭ-jər)*n.*

*Mathematics*

**1.**A member of the set of positive whole numbers {1, 2, 3, ... }, negative whole numbers {-1, -2, -3, ... }, and zero {0}.

**2.**A complete unit or entity.

## integer

(ˈɪntɪdʒə)*n*

**1.**(Mathematics) any rational number that can be expressed as the sum or difference of a finite number of units, being a member of the set …–3, –2, –1, 0, 1, 2, 3…

**2.**an individual entity or whole unit

[C16: from Latin: untouched, entire, from

*tangere*to touch]## in•te•ger

(ˈɪn tɪ dʒər)*n.*

**1.**one of the positive or negative numbers 1, 2, 3, etc., or zero.

**2.**a complete entity.

[1500–10; < Latin: untouched, hence, undivided, whole =

*in-*in-^{3}+*-teg-*(comb. form of*tag-,*base of*tangere*to touch) +*-er*adj. suffix]## in·te·ger

(ĭn′tĭ-jər) A positive or negative whole number or zero. The numbers 4, -876, and 5,280 are all integers.

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Noun | 1. | integer - any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero; "an integer is a number that is not a fraction"characteristic - the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2 number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" divisor, factor - one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?" common multiple - an integer that is a multiple of two or more other integers modulus - an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers; "2 is a modulus of 5 and 9" digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits" large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten double digit - a two-digit integer; from 10 to 99 population - the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.); "people come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade"; "the African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing" |

Translations

**celé číslo**

**heltal**

**täisarv**

**kokonaisluku**

**cijeli broj**

**egész szám**

**整数**

**întreg**

**heltal**

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