unsigned integer


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unsigned integer

[ən′sīnd ′int·ə·jər]
(mathematics)
A whole number that is equal to or greater than zero and does not carry a positive or negative sign.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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