definite integral

noun

Definition of definite integral

: the difference between the values of the integral of a given function f(x) for an upper value b and a lower value a of the independent variable x

First Known Use of definite integral

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Definite integral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/definite%20integral. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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