natural number


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natural number

n.
One of the set of positive whole numbers; a positive integer.

natural number

n
(Mathematics) any of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,… that can be used to count the members of a set; the non-negative integers

nat′ural num′ber


n.
a positive integer or zero.
[1755–65]

natural number

A positive integer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.natural number - the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
Translations
přirozené číslo
luonnollinen luku
természetes szám
正数自然数非負数
número natural
naturligt tal
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In Oscar, the Blues have a natural number 10 who has been blessed with wonderful control, magnificent vision and the ability to slice open even the most determined of defences.
For a given natural number, n, the sieve tests potential divisors up to [square root of n].
In addition, there is such a conjecture, namely if there is a pair of consecutive odd prime numbers which differ by 2k, then there are surely infinitely many pairs of consecutive odd prime numbers which differ by 2k, where k is a natural number.
Furthermore, genetic algorithm is used to solve this problem, where natural number is adopted to realize problem coding and the maximum reservation crossover and improved inverse mutation technology are used to generate new individuals.
But he was moved back to his more natural number nine slot by Johnson prior to the Six Nations championship getting under way following the retirement of record-breaking half-back Mike Blair.
Pale greys are carried into the fourth bedroom, which has been dressed as a study, with a natural number print Roman blind and a matching armchair from the Salvage range.
It is also no secret that I have never really seen James Hook as a natural number 10 or the heir apparent to Jones when his long and distinguished international career comes to an end.
The notation n will be fixed to represent a natural number.
One group was exposed to "long days" of 16 hours of light and 8 hours of darkness, simulating exposure to artificial light beyond the natural number of light hours in a day.