Definition of integral
What does the word integral mean?
part of speech: adjective, noun
Of, necessary to the completeness of, a whole; whole, complete; (Math.) of, denoted by, an integer, involving only integers; i. calculus (dealing with finding& properties of ii. of functions, cf. DIFFERENTIAL); (n.) quantity of which a given function is the differential or differential coefficient. Hence or cogn. integrality n., integrally adv. [late Latin]