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


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


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Origin of integrator

First recorded in 1875–80; integrate + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for integrator

/ (ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə) /


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
  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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