Meaning of INTEGER in English

INTEGER

/in"ti jeuhr/ , n.

1. Math. one of the positive or negative numbers 1, 2, 3, etc., or zero. Cf. whole number .

2. a complete entity.

[ 1500-10; in- IN- 3 + -teg- (comb. form of tag-, base of tangere to touch) + -er adj. suffix ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .