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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 Swansea's 2017-18 relegation season they went the entire campaign without a natural number 10, something which proved decisive as a lack of creativity ultimately proved to be the side's biggest downfall.
"Chris falls into that bracket but, more importantly, he is the only player in the squad who is a natural number ten.
And playing in a more natural number 10 role has also improved his creativity.
His switch is being seen as another piece in the jigsaw for Foxes' boss Claude Puel, who has been looking for a natural number ten to play between his holding midfielders and striker Jamie Vardy.
He argues that, in the internal sense of "something," but not the external sense, something is a proposition, something is a property, and something is a natural number. He claims that the external sense, but not the internal sense, is relevant to metaphysics.
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but reactions go between "complexes", which are finite linear combinations of species with natural number coefficients, such as H + V or 2 H + 3V or 0.
A sequence [([x.sub.n]).sub.n[member of]N] in E is said to converge e-uniformly to x [member of] E [13, Definition 39.1] whenever, for every [epsilon] > 0, there exists a natural number N such that [absolute value of [x.sub.n] - x] [less than or equal to] [epsilon]e holds for all n [greater than or equal to] N.
In Section 4, we give a similar estimate in the case that H is a p-torus subgroup of a particular group G and as application, we prove a topological Tverberg type theorem for any natural number, which is a weak version of the famous topological Tverberg conjecture.
Aware of the challenge of playing through the middle without a natural number 10, Routledge and Jordan Ayew readily pulled into wide areas, with markers unsure whether to follow them or stay in central positions.
He's not a natural number eight but he showed he can slot in there for us if we need to, but he played well.