integration

noun
in·te·gra·tion | \ ˌin-tə-ˈgrā-shən \

Definition of integration 

1 : the act or process or an instance of integrating: such as

a : incorporation as equals into society or an organization of individuals of different groups (such as races)

b : coordination of mental processes into a normal effective personality or with the environment

2a : the operation of finding a function whose differential is known

b : the operation of solving a differential equation

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Another difference is smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Carlos Lago, Edmunds, USA TODAY, "Edmunds compares the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. Which luxury SUV has the edge?," 13 July 2018 Founded in 2002, Sonos has grown into a dominant force in the speaker industry — but it current business model is highly reliant on integration with other services and partners, like Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Today’s daily deal: Groupon wants to sell itself," 9 July 2018 Sonos also points out that its current business model is highly reliant on integration with other services and partners, like Spotify, Apple, and Amazon. Chaim Gartenberg, The Verge, "Sonos files to go public, has sold over 19 million devices," 6 July 2018 Central Europe has benefited greatly from integration with countries to the west. The Economist, "Central Europe’s Goldilocks economies," 5 July 2018 Its optional facial recognition feature and advanced integrations with the Nest Cam IQ Indoor and Google Home speakers set this smart buzzer above the rest. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "CNET: Best Home Security Cameras For 2018," 8 June 2018 All three companies can build on GitHub in useful ways, too, such as automating deployment to their respective cloud platforms and integration with their build and testing systems. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Everyone complaining about Microsoft buying GitHub needs to offer a better solution," 4 June 2018 The commercials are part of the year-long partnership between Kevin and MTN DEW KICKSTART that includes a 360-degree marketing campaign (TV, digital, social and experiential) and integration with Kevin's Irresponsible Tour. Jim Varsallone, miamiherald, "Comedian Kevin Hart teams with WWE Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund in Dew commercial | Miami Herald," 19 May 2018 Some of the Services contain links to or integrations with other services such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other media services and platforms whose information practices may be different than ours. CNN, "CNN Privacy Policy," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of integration

1620, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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integration

noun
in·te·gra·tion | \ ˌin-tə-ˈgrā-shən \

Kids Definition of integration

1 : the act or process of uniting different things

2 : the practice of uniting people from different races in an attempt to give people equal rights racial integration

integration

noun
in·te·gra·tion | \ ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən \

Medical Definition of integration 

: the combining and coordinating of separate parts or elements into a unified whole: as

a : coordination of mental processes into a normal effective personality or with the individual's environment failure of association and failure of integration take place among neurotic individuals —R. M. Dorcus & G. W. Shaffer

b : the process by which the different parts of an organism are made a functional and structural whole especially through the activity of the nervous system and of hormones

integration

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Legal Definition of integration 

: the act or process or an instance of integrating: as

a : a writing that embodies a complete and final agreement between parties

b : incorporation as equals into society or an organization of individuals of different groups (as races)

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