**Composite number** — Composite Com*pos ite (?; 277), a. [L. compositus made up of parts, p. p. of componere. See {Compound}, v. t., and cf. {Compost}.] 1. Made up of distinct parts or elements; compounded; as, a composite language. [1913 Webster] Happiness, like air… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**composite number** — n. an integer that can be evenly divided by some whole number other than itself or 1: distinguished from PRIME NUMBER … English World dictionary

**Composite number** — A composite number is a positive integer which has a positive divisor other than one or itself. In other words a composite number is any positive integer greater than one that is not a prime number. So, if n > 0 is an integer and… … Wikipedia

**composite number** — noun an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one • Hypernyms: ↑number * * * Math. a number that is a multiple of at least two numbers other than itself and 1. [1720 30] * * * composite … Useful english dictionary

**composite number** — noun A number that is a the product of at least two numbers other than itself and 1. Ant: prime number … Wiktionary

**composite number** — Math. a number that is a multiple of at least two numbers other than itself and 1. [1720 30] * * * … Universalium

**composite number** — compos′ite num′ber n. math. a number that is a multiple of at least two numbers other than itself and 1 • Etymology: 1720–30 … From formal English to slang

**composite number** — /kɒmpəzət ˈnʌmbə/ (say kompuhzuht numbuh) noun Mathematics an integer greater than 1 which is exactly divisible by some integer other than itself and 1 … Australian English dictionary

**composite number** — Helu hana ia … English-Hawaiian dictionary

**Highly composite number** — This article is about numbers having many divisors. For numbers factorized only to powers of 2, 3, 5 and 7 (also named 7 smooth numbers), see Smooth number. A highly composite number (HCN) is a positive integer with more divisors than any… … Wikipedia

**Superior highly composite number** — In mathematics, a superior highly composite number is a certain kind of natural number. Formally, a natural number n is called superior highly composite iff there is an ε gt; 0 such that for all natural numbers k ≥… … Wikipedia