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natural number
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natural number
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noun
a positive
integer
or zero.
Origin:
1755–65
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World English Dictionary
natural number
—
n
any of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,… that can be used to count the members of a set; the nonnegative integers
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
natural number
A positive integer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary
natural number definition
mathematics
An
integer
greater than or equal to zero. A natural number is an
isomorphism class
of a finite set.
(19950325)
The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
http://foldoc.org
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Example sentences
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.
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