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imaginary number

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A complex number in which the imaginary part is not zero.

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  • n. A number of the form ai, where a is a real number and i the imaginary unit

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  • n. (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

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  • “On every side the walls of stone ascended, so that to look at any one of them was to believe, for a moment at least, that gravity had been twisted until it stood at right angles to its proper self by some sorcerer’s multiplication with imaginary numbers, and the height I saw was properly the level surface of the world.”
    —Gene Wolfe, The Sword of the Lictor

    October 17, 2010