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integrator

[in-ti-grey-ter] /ˈɪn tɪˌgreɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that integrates.
2.
Also called integraph. an instrument for performing numerical integrations.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; integrate + -or2
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Examples for integrator
  • So they become an integrator of subsystems and software.
  • For the integrator, it is the gift that keeps on giving.
  • The perturbative approach is fed into an integrator.
  • integrator software staff will also prepare for the equipment, subsystem and full system test and validation tasks.
  • integrator software staff will also prepare for the equipment, subsystem and full system test and validation phase.
British Dictionary definitions for integrator

integrator

/ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that integrates, esp a mechanical instrument that determines the value of a definite integral, as the area under a curve See also planimeter
2.
(computing)
  1. 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
  2. an arithmetic component whose output variable is proportional to the integral of the input variable with respect to elapsed time
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Encyclopedia Article for 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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