indefinite integral
noun Date: 1831 any function whose derivative is a given function

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  • indefinite integral — n. Math. any function which when differentiated yields a specified function …   English World dictionary

  • indefinite integral — noun the set of functions F(x) + C, where C is any real number, such that F(x) is the integral of f(x) • Hypernyms: ↑integral …   Useful english dictionary

  • indefinite integral — noun A function whose derivative is a given function; an antiderivative See Also: definite integral …   Wiktionary

  • indefinite integral — noun Mathematics an integral expressed without limits, and so containing an arbitrary constant …   English new terms dictionary

  • indefinite integral — Math. a representation, usually in symbolic form, of any function whose derivative is a given function. Also called antiderivative. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • indefinite integral — indef′inite in′tegral n. math. a representation of any function whose derivative is a given function • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • integral — [in′tə grəl; ] often, for adj. 1 3 [, in teg′rəl] adj. [LL integralis < L integer: see INTEGER] 1. necessary for completeness; essential [an integral part] 2. whole or complete 3. made up of parts forming a whole 4. Math …   English World dictionary

  • integral — integrality, n. integrally, adv. /in ti greuhl, in teg reuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or belonging as a part of the whole; constituent or component: integral parts. 2. necessary to the completeness of the whole: This point is integral to his… …   Universalium

  • Integral — This article is about the concept of integrals in calculus. For the set of numbers, see integer. For other uses, see Integral (disambiguation). A definite integral of a function can be represented as the signed area of the region bounded by its… …   Wikipedia

  • indefinite — adj. 1 vague, undefined. 2 unlimited. 3 Gram. not determining the person, thing, time, etc., referred to. Phrases and idioms: indefinite article see ARTICLE. indefinite integral see INTEGRAL. indefinite pronoun Gram. a pronoun indicating a person …   Useful english dictionary

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