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Meaning of integral by Wiktionary Dictionary

integral


    Etymology

    From Medieval Latin integralis, from Latin integer ( “entire” ); see integer .

    Pronunciation

    • Adjective
      ( UK, US ) enPR: ĭn-tĕgʹrəl, IPA: /ɪnˈtɛgrəl/, X-SAMPA: /In"tEgr@l/
    • Noun
      ( UK ) enPR: ĭnʹtĭ-grəl, IPA: /ˈɪntɪgrəl/, X-SAMPA: /"IntIgr@l/
      ( US ) enPR: ĭnʹtə-grəl, IPA: /ˈɪntəgrəl/, X-SAMPA: /"Int@gr@l/

    Adjective

    integral ( comparative more integral, superlative most integral )

    1. Constituting a whole together with other parts or factors; not omittable or removable
    2. ( mathematics ) Of, pertaining to, or being an integer .

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    Noun

    integral ( plural: integrals )

    1. ( mathematics ) A number, the limit of the sums computed in a process in which the domain of a function is divided into small subsets and a possibly nominal value of the function on each subset is multiplied by the measure of that subset, all these products then being summed .
      The integral of x\mapsto x^2 on [0,1] is \frac{1}{3} .
    2. ( mathematics ) Antiderivative
      The integral of x^2 is \frac{x^3}{3} .

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Explanation of integral by Wordnet Dictionary

integral


    Adjective
    1. constituting the undiminished entirety

    2. a local motion keepeth bodies integral- Bacon
    3. existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

    4. of or denoted by an integer

    Noun
    1. the result of a mathematical integration