# 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 number

^{1}## 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 WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | real number - any rational or irrational numberdot product, inner product, scalar product - a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors complex 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 -1 rational, rational number - an integer or a fraction irrational, irrational number - a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number |

Translations

**reálné číslo**

**reelle Zahl**

**reaaliluku**

**nombre réel**

**realni broj**

**valós szám**

**reëel getal**

**liczba rzeczywista**

**reellt tal**

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