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[in-ti-graf, -grahf] /ˈɪn tɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
integrator (def 2).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; blend of integrate and -graph
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mathematical instrument for plotting the integral of a graphically defined function. Two such instruments were invented independently about 1880 by the British physicist Sir Charles Vernon Boys and the Lithuanian mathematician Bruno Abdank Abakanowicz and were later modified and improved by others. The integraph draws the graph of the integral as the user traces the graph of the given function

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