Words nearby whole number
Origin of whole number
First recorded in 1550–60
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Examples from the Web for whole number
So also if the difference in length be any whole-number multiple of that fraction.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
British Dictionary definitions for whole number
a natural number
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Scientific definitions for whole number
A member of the set of positive integers and zero.
A positive integer.
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