integrator (ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə) | |
—n | |
1. | See also planimeter a person or thing that integrates, esp a mechanical instrument that determines the value of a definite integral, as the area under a curve |
2. | computing |
a. an arithmetic component with two input variables, x and y, whose output variable z is proportional to the integral of y with respect to x | |
b. an arithmetic component whose output variable is proportional to the integral of the input variable with respect to elapsed time |
integrator
instrument for performing the mathematical operation of integration, important for the solution of differential and integral equations and the generation of many mathematical functions
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