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rational number
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a number that can be expressed as a simple fraction; i.e., one integer over another such as 1/2
  • The rest, however, the curvature that by some ethereal, spiritual means escaped the calculable embrace that could turn it into a rational number—that, said the prosecutor, his jaw trembling, that was pi!
    7.6 - The Great Stupor (55% in)

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