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## integral |

4 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Integral \In"te*gral\, a. [Cf. F. int['e]gral. See {Integer}.] 1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire. A local motion keepeth bodies integral. --Bacon. 2. Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part pertaining to or serving to form an integer; integrant. Ceasing to do evil, and doing good, are the two great integral parts that complete this duty. --South. 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. {Integral calculus}. See under {Calculus}. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Integral \In"te*gral\, n. 1. A whole; an entire thing a whole number; an individual. 2. (Math.) An expression which being differentiated, will produce a given differential. See differential {Differential}, and {Integration}. Cf {Fluent}. {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. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Fluent \Flu"ent\, n. 1. A current of water; a stream. [Obs.] 2. [Cf. F. fluente.] (Math.) A variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called in the modern calculus, the {function} or {integral}. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: 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}] 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: {entire}, {intact}] n : the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)

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