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Real number

Real number

WordNet



noun


(1)   Any rational or irrational number
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. An element of the set of real numbers.; the set of real numbers include the rational numbers and the irrational numbers, but not all complex numbers.
    Every integer is a real number, but not vice versa.
  2. A floating-point number.
    Even if you pass sqrt an integer, it returns a real number.

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