integrator

[ in-ti-grey-ter ]
/ ˈɪn tɪˌgreɪ tər /
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noun

a person or thing that integrates.
Also called integraph. an instrument for performing numerical integrations.

Nearby words

  1. integrating factor,
  2. integration,
  3. integration by parts,
  4. integrationist,
  5. integrative bargaining,
  6. integrity,
  7. integument,
  8. integumentary,
  9. intel,
  10. intellect

Origin of integrator

First recorded in 1875–80; integrate + -or2

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British Dictionary definitions for integrator

integrator

/ (ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə) /

noun

a person or thing that integrates, esp a mechanical instrument that determines the value of a definite integral, as the area under a curveSee also planimeter
computing
  1. an arithmetic component with two input variables, x and y, whose output variable z is proportional to the integral of y with respect to x
  2. an arithmetic component whose output variable is proportional to the integral of the input variable with respect to elapsed time
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