Definitions

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

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

From Latin, whole, complete.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • 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。

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  • 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?

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • The three high-severity flaws fixed in the 4.0.249.89 update include what Laforge described as integer overflows in the v8 JavaScript engine, an error processing the Ruby tag and an integer overflow deserializing sandbox message.

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