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integer definition
mathematics (Or "whole number") One of the
finite numbers in the infinite set
..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ...
An inductive definition of an integer is a number that is either zero or an integer plus or minus one. An integer is a number with no fractional part. If written as a
fixed-point number, the part after the decimal (or other base) point will be zero.
A
natural number is a non-negative integer.
(2002-04-07)