Associations to the word «Integral»


INTEGRAL, adjective. Constituting a whole together with other parts or factors; not omittable or removable
INTEGRAL, adjective. (mathematics) Of, pertaining to, or being an integer.
INTEGRAL, adjective. (mathematics) Relating to integration.
INTEGRAL, adjective. (obsolete) whole; undamaged
INTEGRAL, noun. (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.
INTEGRAL, noun. (mathematics) Antiderivative
INTEGRAL CALCULUS, noun. (calculus) The calculus that generalizes summation to find areas, masses, volumes, sums, and totals of quantities described by continuously varying functions.
INTEGRAL DOMAIN, noun. (algebra) A commutative ring with identity not equal to zero which has no zero divisors.
INTEGRAL EQUATION, noun. (mathematics) An equation involving a function \(f(x)\) and integrals of that function to be solved for \(f(x)\)
INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, noun. Plural of integral equation
INTEGRAL FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) An entire function
INTEGRAL FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of integral function
INTEGRAL MEMBRANE PROTEIN, noun. (protein) A protein (or assembly of proteins) that is permanently attached to a biological membrane.
INTEGRAL MEMBRANE PROTEINS, noun. Plural of integral membrane protein
INTEGRAL TRANSFORM, noun. (mathematics) Any transform of the form:
INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, noun. Plural of integral transform

Dictionary definition

INTEGRAL, noun. The result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x).
INTEGRAL, adjective. 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, adjective. 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".
INTEGRAL, adjective. Of or denoted by an integer.

Wise words

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