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re·al number(rē′əl, rēl)
A number that is either rational or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.
(Mathematics) a number expressible as a limit of rational numbers. See number1
re′al num′ber(ˈri əl, ril)
a rational number or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.
A number that is rational or irrational and not imaginary. The numbers 2, -12.5, 3/7 , and pi are all real numbers.
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|Noun||1.||real number - any rational or irrational number|
dot product, inner product, scalar product - a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors
complex number, complex quantity, imaginary, imaginary number - (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1