improper integral

improper integral

noun Mathematics.
1.
Also called infinite integral. a definite integral in which one or both of the limits of integration is infinite.
2.
a definite integral in which the integrand becomes infinite at a point or points in the interval of integration.

Origin:
1940–45

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improper integral
 
n
a definite integral having one or both limits infinite or having an integrand that becomes infinite within the limits of integration

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