# real number

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## re·al number

(rē′əl, rēl)
n.
A number that is either rational or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.

## real number

n
(Mathematics) a number expressible as a limit of rational numbers. See number1
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## re′al num′ber

(ˈri əl, ril)

n.
a rational number or the limit of a sequence of rational numbers.
[1905–10]

## re·al number

(rē′əl)
A number that is rational or irrational and not imaginary. The numbers 2, -12.5, 3/7 , and pi are all real numbers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 real number - any rational or irrational numberrealdot product, inner product, scalar product - a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectorscomplex 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 -1rational, rational number - an integer or a fractionirrational, irrational number - a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
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Translations
reálné číslo
reelle Zahl
reaaliluku
nombre réel
realni broj
valós szám
reëel getal
liczba rzeczywista
reellt tal

## real number

n (Maths) →
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