whole number

noun Mathematics.
1.
Also called counting number. one of the positive integers or zero; any of the numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, …).
2.
(loosely) integer ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1550–60

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whole number
 
n
1.  an integer
2.  a natural number

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whole number  
  1. A member of the set of positive integers and zero.

  2. A positive integer.

  3. An integer.


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Example sentences
The resulting figure is rounded down to the lowest whole number.
Solve the applied problem, in context of money, using the whole number and the
  fraction.
Multiplies two-digit whole number by a whole number.
Because this is not a whole number, the months of the year would slowly fall
  out of sync with the seasons.
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