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# integer

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• noun A member of the set of positive whole numbers {1, 2, 3, … }, negative whole numbers {−1, −2, −3, … }, and zero {0}.
• noun A complete unit or entity.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• noun An entire entity; particularly, in arithmetic, a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction. Thus, in the number 54.7, 54 is an integer, and .7 a fraction (seven tenths of a unit).

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

• noun A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.
• noun (Theory of Numbers) an expression of the form a + b√-1, where a and b are real integers.

• noun any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

## Etymologies

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

[From Latin, whole, complete; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

## Examples

• [[User: SamHB | SamHB]] 22: 30, 20 August 2008 (EDT) \ {N, N+1/N\ | \ N \textrm {\ is\ an\ integer} \ge 2 \} \bigcup_ {N \textrm {\ is\ an\ integer\} \geq 2} (N, N+1/N)

• 若该数据表要存放的数据不会超过 3 万笔，用 small integer 即可，不必用 integer。

博客园首页 2008

• 若该数据表要存放的数据不会超过 3 万笔，用 small integer 即可，不必用 integer。

博客园首页 WizardWu 2008

• You know, he talk about integrity, and nobody is going to say, well, how come you have integrity, which comes from the word integer, means oneness, and have spoken at Bob Jones University and the NAACP within three months time?

• But since seconds go by pretty quickly, a signed 32-bit integer is only big enough to count about 70 years’ worth of seconds in either direction.

• The Degree Confluence Project is an interesting initiative to take an organized sampling of the world by visiting and photographing each point of Earth’s surface where latitude and longitude intersect in integer degrees.

• The Degree Confluence Project is an interesting initiative to take an organized sampling of the world by visiting and photographing each point of Earth’s surface where latitude and longitude intersect in integer degrees.

• For his discovery of what is termed the integer quantum Hall effect von Klitzing received the Nobel

• Now, if Mr. Lowe insists on it that our integer is the pound, he is bound to admit that the present integer is the pound, of which a shilling, etc., are fractions.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) Augustus De Morgan 1838

• I don't know why VB chose ~0 (: recall integer in VB is int16) as the true, but it happened.