Meaning of INTEGRAL in English

INTEGRAL

adj. & n.

adj. disp. 1 a of a whole or necessary to the completeness of a whole. b forming a whole (integral design). c whole, complete. 2 Math. a of or denoted by an integer. b involving only integers, esp. as coefficients of a function.

n. Math. 1 a quantity of which a given function is the derivative, either containing an indeterminate additive constant (indefinite integral), or calculated as the difference between its values at specified limits (definite integral). 2 a function satisfying a given differential equation. integral calculus mathematics concerned with finding integrals, their properties and application, etc. (cf. differential calculus). integrality n. integrally adv.

[ LL integralis (as INTEGER) ]

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