# entier

## English

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### Noun

entier

1. The greatest integer not exceeding the specified number.
• 1992, Stochastic and Chaotic Oscillations (translation of a 1987 work by Yu. I. Neimark), Kluwer, ISBN 0792315308, page 70 [1]:
Let the state of the system vary according to
$x_n=2x_{n-1}-\left[2x_{n-1}\right]$,
where $[z]$ is the entier of $z$.