An example of integral is the study of basic math in an elementary school curriculum.
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integral
- necessary for completeness; essential: an integral part
- whole or complete
- made up of parts forming a whole
- Math.
- of or having to do with an integer or integers; not fractional
- of or having to do with integrals or integration
Origin of integral
Late Latin integralis from Classical Latin integer: see integer- a whole
- Math.
- the result of integrating a fraction
- a solution of a differential equation
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integral
adjective
- Essential or necessary for completeness; constituent: The kitchen is an integral part of a house.
- Possessing everything essential; entire.
- Mathematics a. Expressed or expressible as or in terms of integers.b. Expressed as or involving integrals.
noun
- A complete unit; a whole.
- Mathematics a. A number computed by a limiting process in which the domain of a function, often an interval or planar region, is divided into arbitrarily small units, the value of the function at a point in each unit is multiplied by the linear or areal measurement of that unit, and all such products are summed.b. A definite integral.c. An indefinite integral.
Origin of integral
Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin integrālis making up a whole from Latin integer complete ; see integer .Related Forms:
- in′te·gral′i·ty
noun
- in′te·gral·ly
adverb
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- (space science, ESA) Initialism of INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory. (a satellite of the European Space Agency)
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"integral." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 17 August 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/integral>.
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integral. (n.d.). Retrieved August 17th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/integral