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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.

[From Latin, whole, complete; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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

integer

[ˈɪntɪdʒəʳ] Nentero m, número m entero

integer

[ˈɪntɪdʒər] n (MATHEMATICS)nombre m entier

integer

nganze Zahl

integer

[ˈɪntɪdʒəʳ] n (Math) → intero
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where N and H are integers with H [greater than or equal to] 1.
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From the study of pseudo-dual biorthogonal sequences of B-spline Riesz sequences [14], we observe that sampling formulae for B-spline Riesz sequence subspaces X exist on almost-all integers (integer plus finitely many non-integer points).
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