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Meaning of INTEGRAL

Pronunciation:  'intugrul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
  2. [adj]  constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged; "a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon; "was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"; "fought to keep the union intact"
  3. [adj]  existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"

INTEGRAL is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: built-in, constitutional, entire, inbuilt, inherent, intact, intrinsic, intrinsical, whole
 See Also: calculation, computation, definite integral, figuring, indefinite integral, reckoning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"te*gral\, a. [Cf. F. int['e]gral. See {Integer}.]
    1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect;
       uninjured; whole; entire.
             A local motion keepeth bodies integral. --Bacon.
    2. Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part;
       pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.
             Ceasing to do evil, and doing good, are the two
             great integral parts that complete this duty.
    3. (Math.)
       (a) Of, pertaining to, or being, a whole number or
           undivided quantity; not fractional.
       (b) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, integration; as, the
           integral calculus.
    {Integral calculus}. See under {Calculus}.
  2. \In"te*gral\, n.
    1. A whole; an entire thing; a whole number; an individual.
    2. (Math.) An expression which, being differentiated, will
       produce a given differential. See differential
       {Differential}, and {Integration}. Cf. {Fluent}.
    {Elliptic integral}, one of an important class of integrals,
       occurring in the higher mathematics; -- so called because
       one of the integrals expresses the length of an arc of an
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