# integrator

[in-ti-grey-ter]

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

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## Origin of integrator^{}

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#### Abdank-Abakanowicz's integrator however certainly went further in the practical direction than any previously constructed.

#### An integrator which draws an absolute picture of the sum or integral is better termed an "integraph."

#### The superiority of the integraph over the integrator cannot be better pointed out than by a concrete example.

#### The new kind of integrator was really only an independent version of Boys' instrument, but in many respects a great improvement.

#### An instrument giving all three quantities simultaneously is known as Amsler's integrator or moment-planimeter.

## integrator

- 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
- 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
- an arithmetic component whose output variable is proportional to the integral of the input variable with respect to elapsed time

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