noun (plural real numbers)
- (mathematics) An element of the real numbers; real numbers include the rational numbers and the irrational numbers, but not the imaginary numbers or complex numbers
- Every integer is a real number, but not vice versa.
- (computing) A floating-point number.
- Even if you pass sqrt an integer, it returns a real number.
- Dutch: reí«el getal
- French: nombre réel
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