improper integral

noun

Definition of improper integral

: a definite integral whose region of integration is unbounded or includes a point at which the integrand is undefined or tends to infinity

First Known Use of improper integral

1939, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About improper integral

Time Traveler for improper integral

Time Traveler

The first known use of improper integral was in 1939

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near improper integral

improper fraction

improper integral

improportion

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for improper integral

Cite this Entry

“Improper integral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/improper%20integral. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!