[in-ti-gruh l, in-teg-ruh l] /ˈɪn tɪ grəl, ɪnˈtɛg rəl/
of, relating to, or belonging as a part of the whole; constituent or component:
necessary to the completeness of the whole:
This point is integral to his plan.
consisting or composed of parts that together constitute a whole.
entire; complete; whole:
the integral works of a writer.
Arithmetic. pertaining to or being an integer; not fractional.
Mathematics. pertaining to or involving integrals.
an integral whole.
adjective (ˈɪntɪɡrəl; ɪnˈtɛɡrəl)
(often foll by to) being an essential part (of); intrinsic (to)
formed of constituent parts; united
(maths) the limit of an increasingly large number of increasingly smaller quantities, related to the function that is being integrated (the integrand). The independent variables may be confined within certain limits (definite integral) or in the absence of limits (indefinite integral) ʃ
a complete thing; whole
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.
Adjective Involving or expressed as an integer or integers.
Noun See definite integral, indefinite integral.
noun, Mathematics. 1. the theorem that a given infinite series converges if the function whose value at each integer is the corresponding term in the series is decreasing, tends to zero, and results in a finite number when integrated from one to infinity.
[in-ti-grand] /ˈɪn tɪˌgrænd/ noun, Mathematics. 1. the expression to be integrated. /ˈɪntɪˌɡrænd/ noun 1. a mathematical function to be integrated integrand (ĭn’tĭ-grānd’) A function to be integrated.
[in-ti-gruh nt] /ˈɪn tɪ grənt/ adjective 1. making up or being a part of a whole; constituent. noun 2. an integrant part. 3. a solid, rigid sheet of building material composed of several layers of the same or of different materials. /ˈɪntəɡrənt/ adjective 1. part of a whole; integral; constituent noun 2. an integrant thing […]
[in-ti-graf, -grahf] /ˈɪn tɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. (def 2).