# integral calculus

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integral calculus
branch of mathematics dealing with determining methods of calculating lengths areas and volumes

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• Integral calculus — Integral In te*gral, a. [Cf. F. int[ e]gral. See {Integer}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire. [1913 Webster] A local motion keepeth bodies integral. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Essential …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Integral calculus — Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• integral calculus — ► NOUN Mathematics ▪ the part of calculus concerned with the integrals of functions …   English terms dictionary

• integral calculus — n. the branch of higher mathematics that deals with integration and its use in finding volumes, areas, equations of curves, solutions of differential equations, etc …   English World dictionary

• integral calculus — the branch of mathematics that deals with integrals, esp. the methods of ascertaining indefinite integrals and applying them to the solution of differential equations and the determining of areas, volumes, and lengths. [1720 30] * * * Branch of… …   Universalium

• integral calculus — noun the part of calculus that deals with integration and its application in the solution of differential equations and in determining areas or volumes etc. • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑calculus, ↑infinitesimal calculus * * …   Useful english dictionary

• integral calculus — noun The calculus that generalizes summation to find areas, masses, volumes, sums, and totals of quantities described by continuously varying functions. See Also: integral, integration …   Wiktionary

• integral calculus — noun Mathematics the part of calculus concerned with the integrals of functions …   English new terms dictionary

• integral calculus — noun Date: circa 1741 a branch of mathematics concerned with the theory and applications (as in the determination of lengths, areas, and volumes and in the solution of differential equations) of integrals and integration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

• integral calculus — noun (U) technical a method of measuring the distance a moving object has moved at a particular moment, by using your knowledge of its speed until then …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English