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line integral

noun, Mathematics
1.
the limit, as the norm of the partition of a given curve approaches zero, of the sum of the product of the length of the arcs in the partition times the value of the function at some point on each arc.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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Examples for line integral
  • Recorded counts are proportional to line integral of activity between the detectors.

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