number field

noun
variants: or number system

Definition of number field

: the aggregate of all numbers of a given type (as integers, irrationals, complex numbers, vectors) which can be combined by addition or multiplication to obtain a result of the same type

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“Number field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/number%20field. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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