## definite integral

definite integralMath. an integral in which the range of integration is specified: its value equals the area on a graph bounded by a curve, the x-axis, and two given ordinates

## definite integral

noun

- An integral that is calculated between two specified limits, usually expressed in the form
*∫*The result of performing the integral is a number that represents the area under the curve of^{b}_{a}ƒ(x)dx.*ƒ(x)*between the limits and the*x*-axis if*f(x)*is greater than or equal to zero between the limits. - The result of an integration performed on a fixed interval.

## definite-integral

Noun

(*plural* definite integrals)