# integer

*integer*on Thesaurus.com

Mathematics. one of the positive or negative numbers 1, 2, 3, etc., or zero.: Compare whole number.

a complete entity.

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## Origin of integer

^{1}

^{3}

## Other words for integer

## Opposites for integer

## Other words from integer

- non·in·te·ger, noun

## Words Nearby integer

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## How to use integer in a sentence

More recently in topology, I have enjoyed Josh Greene’s changemaker vectors, whose components can sum to any

*integer*less than their total value, as if making exact change with cash.Why Mathematicians Should Stop Naming Things After Each Other - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Laura Ball | September 2, 2020 | NautilusCompared to Walker, they’re no longer variables but fixed integers that make Boston the title contender it is.

Give Boston’s Kemba Walker A Double Pick And Watch Him Work | Michael Pina | August 31, 2020 | FiveThirtyEightNote, however, that since 128 is more than 100, there are some

*integer*percentages that can be produced in more than one way from 128 purebreds.How to Design (or at Least Model) Mixed Dog Breeds | Pradeep Mutalik | July 31, 2020 | Quanta MagazineIn order to produce any given percentage of huskyness to the nearest

*integer*, you need a contribution “least count” of less than 1% so that you don’t skip any*integer*.How to Design (or at Least Model) Mixed Dog Breeds | Pradeep Mutalik | July 31, 2020 | Quanta MagazineGödel numbers are integers, and integers only factor into primes in a single way.

A girl bound for college became immediately an

*integer*with which a young man who had not yet mislaid his diploma could reckon.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith NicholsonBut just before the catastrophe one man,

*integer*vitae scelerisque purus, sees the truth.The Longest Journey | E. M. ForsterIn my former book I handled Japan as an

*integer*, avoiding implications.The Pacific Triangle | Sydney GreenbieKorea might just as well be an

*integer*of the Japanese Empire.The Pacific Triangle | Sydney GreenbieHence, it is of the utmost importance that China remain an

*integer*.The Pacific Triangle | Sydney Greenbie

## British Dictionary definitions for integer

/ (ˈɪntɪdʒə) /

any rational number that can be expressed as the sum or difference of a finite number of units, being a member of the set …–3, –2, –1, 0, 1, 2, 3…

an individual entity or whole unit

## Origin of integer

^{1}

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

## Scientific definitions for integer

[ ĭn′tĭ-jər ]

A positive or negative whole number or zero. The numbers 4, -876, and 5,280 are all integers.

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