Meaning of INTEGRATION in English


/in'ti gray"sheuhn/ , n.

1. an act or instance of combining into an integral whole.

2. an act or instance of integrating a racial, religious, or ethnic group.

3. an act or instance of integrating an organization, place of business, school, etc.

4. Math. the operation of finding the integral of a function or equation, esp. solving a differential equation.

5. behavior, as of an individual, that is in harmony with the environment.

6. Psychol. the organization of the constituent elements of the personality into a coordinated, harmonious whole.

7. Genetics. coadaptation (def. 2).

[ 1610-20; INTEGRATE + -ION; cf. L integratio renewal ]

Syn. 1. combination, blending, fusing.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .