integer
Pronunciation
  • enPR: ĭn'tĭjər, IPA: /ˈɪn.tɪ.d͡ʒə(ɹ)/

Noun

integer (plural integers)

  1. (arithmetic) A number that is not a fraction; an element of the infinite and numerable set {..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...}.
    • 1886, Leopold Kronecker, speech to the Berliner Naturforscher-Versammlung:
      God made the integers; all else is the work of man.
Synonyms
  • whole number, when understood to include negative numbers and zero.
  • integral number
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