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natural number

a positive integer or zero.
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1755-65 Unabridged
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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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