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Adjective: integral  in-ti-grul or in'te-grul
  1. Existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
    - built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent
  2. Complete, not damaged or missing elements; with all connections and parts
    "The human body does not function as a collection of separate parts but rather as an integral whole";
    - entire, intact
  3. Of or denoted by an integer
Noun: integral  in-ti-grul or in'te-grul
  1. The result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)

Derived forms: integrals

See also: intrinsic, intrinsical, whole

Type of: calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning

Encyclopedia: Integral