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natural number

a positive integer or zero.
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Examples from the web for natural number
  • It showed that a fractal had a dimension that differed from a natural number.
  • Well, briefly, they consider thirteen a more natural number than twelve.
  • Students can evaluate formulas and expressions that involve natural number exponents.
British Dictionary definitions for natural number

natural number

any of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,… that can be used to count the members of a set; the non-negative integers
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natural number in Science
natural number  
A positive integer.
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natural number in Technology

An integer greater than or equal to zero. A natural number is an isomorphism class of a finite set.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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