an act or instance of integrating an organization, place of business, school, etc.
Mathematics. the operation of finding the integral of a function or equation, especially solving a differential equation.
behavior, as of an individual, that is in harmony with the environment.
Psychology. the organization of the constituent elements of the personality into a coordinated, harmonious whole.
Genetics. coadaptation (def. 2).
- an·ti-in·te·gra·tion, adjective
- de-in·te·gra·tion, noun
- non·in·te·gra·tion, noun
- pro·in·te·gra·tion, adjective
- self-in·te·gra·tion, noun
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How to use integration in a sentence
Originally planned for the Tokyo Olympics this summer, Eurosport is speaking to advertisers about potential sponsorship integrations around the technology.‘We are permanently in beta’: European sports broadcasting is still in a coronavirus-forced state of reinvention | Lara O'Reilly | September 15, 2020 | Digiday
TiTok has been a real leader in developing the western model of this but its the integration with retail that’s missing at the moment, but one that’s very prevalent in China and Southeast Asia.‘Retailers are media owners in their own right’: Why e-commerce is driving more of Unilever’s media spend | Seb Joseph | September 9, 2020 | Digiday
Smaller integrations and partnered landing pages are also making an impact on registering people to vote.‘Hard to say what flips the switch’: Publishers are building voter hubs to spread information, grow engagement | Kayleigh Barber | September 8, 2020 | Digiday
The integration asking me to go for a roll was a welcome addition.
“Furthering the integration between work and life has positively impacted our staff,” she said.
As for his harsh—some might even say paranoid—opposition to European integration, “most of us would support him.”Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute | James Kirchick | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.
Harkin introduced the Community integration Act earlier this year.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was with James Meredith during the violent insurrection that followed the integration of the University of Mississippi in 1962.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era | Gary May | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It opposes global capitalism, European integration and Zionism.In Hands of Hungarian Artist, Jewish Home Movies of the ’30s a Warning of Coming Holocaust | Daniel Genis | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Again, by integration, the mean resistance can be shown to be one-sixth of the resistance of the line.
In respect to the first head there is a well-marked “integration” of the modes for meeting the cost of the public services.
The result is obtained by a real integration, confirmed as usual by a proof by the method of exhaustion.Archimedes | Thomas Little Heath
The growth of larger and larger groups out of the integration of these village centres.Freedom Through Disobedience | C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
This is what is called integration, and is the business of the mathematician.
British Dictionary definitions for integration
the act of combining or adding parts to make a unified whole
the act of amalgamating a racial or religious group with an existing community
the combination of previously racially segregated social facilities into a nonsegregated system
psychol organization into a unified pattern, esp of different aspects of the personality into a hierarchical system of functions
the assimilation of nutritive material by the body during the process of anabolism
maths an operation used in calculus in which the integral of a function or variable is determined; the inverse of differentiation
- integrationist, noun
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Scientific definitions for integration
In calculus, the process of calculating an integral. Integration is the inverse of differentiation, since integrating a given function results in a function whose derivative is the given function. Integration is used in the calculation of such things as the areas and volumes of irregular shapes and solids. Compare differentiation.
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Cultural definitions for integration
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