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transcendental number
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a number that is not a root of any algebraic equation having integral coefficients, as π or
e
.
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Also called
transcendental
.
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British Dictionary definitions for
transcendental number
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transcendental number
noun
1.
(
maths
) a number or quantity that is real but nonalgebraic, that is, one that is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients such as
π
or
e
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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