integral
[intigruhl, integruhl]

adjective
noun
an integral whole.
Mathematics.
 Also called Riemann integral.the numerical measure of the area bounded above by the graph of a given function, below by the xaxis, and on the sides by ordinates drawn at the endpoints of a specified interval; the limit, as the norm of partitions of the given interval approaches zero, of the sum of the products of the function evaluated at a point in each subinterval times the length of the subinterval.
 a primitive.
 any of several analogous quantities.Compare improper integral, line integral, multiple integral, surface integral.
Nearby words
 intarsist,
 integer,
 integer vitae,
 integers,
 integrable,
 integral calculus,
 integral curve,
 integral domain,
 integral equation,
 integral function
Origin of integral
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integral
adjective (ˈɪntɪɡrəl, ɪnˈtɛɡrəl)
noun (ˈɪntɪɡrəl)
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integral
late 15c., "of or pertaining to a whole," from Middle French intégral (14c.), from Medieval Latin integralis "forming a whole," from Latin integer "whole" (see integer). Related: Integrally. As a noun, 1610s, from the adjective.
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integral
[ĭn′tĭgrəl]
Adjective
Noun
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