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improper integral

noun, Mathematics.
1.
Also called infinite integral. a definite integral in which one or both of the limits of integration is infinite.
2.
a definite integral in which the integrand becomes infinite at a point or points in the interval of integration.
Origin of improper integral
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for improper integral

improper integral

noun
1.
a definite integral having one or both limits infinite or having an integrand that becomes infinite within the limits of integration
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