AskDefine | Define integration

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1 the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community [syn: integrating, desegregation] [ant: segregation]
2 the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them" [syn: consolidation]
3 an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined

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  1. The act or process of making whole or entire.
  2. The operation of finding the integral of a function.
  3. In evolution, the process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent; supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in development.

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act or process of making whole or entire
  • Croatian: integracija
  • Dutch: integratie
  • Finnish: integraatio, yhdentyminen
  • French: intégration
  • Japanese: 統合, 融合
  • Russian: интеграция
  • Spanish: integración
in analysis
  • Dutch: integratie
  • Finnish: integrointi
  • French: intégration
  • German: Integration
  • Italian: integrazione
  • Japanese: 積分
  • Portuguese: integração
  • Russian: интеграция
  • Swedish: integration, integrering
in evolution




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Extensive Definition

Integration is a process of combining or accumulating. It may specifically refer to:

See also

integration in Danish: Integration
integration in German: Integration
integration in French: Intégration
integration in Korean: 통합
integration in Italian: Integrazione
integration in Hebrew: אינטגרציה
integration in Lithuanian: Integravimas
integration in Dutch: Integratie
integration in Japanese: インテグレーション
integration in Polish: Integracja
integration in Russian: Интеграция
integration in Simple English: Integration
integration in Finnish: Integraatio
integration in Swedish: Integration

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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