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5 definitions found
for integralFrom The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Fluent \Flu"ent\, n.
1. A current of water; a stream. [Obs.]
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2. [Cf. F. fluente.] (Math.) A variable quantity, considered
as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern
calculus, the function or integral.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Integral \In"te*gral\, a. [Cf. F. int['e]gral. See Integer.]
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1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect;
uninjured; whole; entire.
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A local motion keepeth bodies integral. --Bacon.
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2. Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part;
pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.
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Ceasing to do evil, and doing good, are the two
great integral parts that complete this duty.
--South.
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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.
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Integral calculus. See under Calculus.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Integral \In"te*gral\, n.
1. A whole; an entire thing; a whole number; an individual.
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2. (Math.) An expression which, being differentiated, will
produce a given differential. See differential
Differential, and Integration. Cf. Fluent.
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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
ellipse.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
integral
adj 1: existing as an essential constituent or characteristic;
"the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of
periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the
truth" [syn: built-in, constitutional, inbuilt,
inherent, integral]
2: 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" [syn: integral, entire, intact]
3: of or denoted by an integer
n 1: the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the
integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
106 Moby Thesaurus words for "integral":
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all-embracing, all-inclusive, an, any, any one, atomic, basic,
cardinal, complete, component, composite, comprehensive,
constituent, decimal, differential, digital, either, elemental,
elementary, entire, entity, essential, even, exclusive, exhaustive,
exponential, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, formative,
fractional, full, fundamental, gross, holistic, imaginary, impair,
impossible, inclusive, individual, indivisible, infinite, intact,
integrant, integrate, integrated, intrinsic, irrational,
irreducible, logarithmic, logometric, lone, monadic, monistic,
negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric, odd, omnibus,
one, one and indivisible, ordinal, pair, perfect, positive,
possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal,
rolled into one, simple, single, singular, sole, solid, solitary,
sound, submultiple, sum, surd, system, total, totality,
transcendental, unanalyzable, undivided, unified, uniform, unique,
unitary, united, universal, unqualified, utter, whole
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