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(Mathematics) maths a number or quantity that is real but nonalgebraic, that is, one that is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients such as π or e
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|Noun||1.||transcendental number - an irrational number that is not algebraic|
pi - the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
e - the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately equal to 2.718282...