line integral

noun

Definition of line integral

: the limit of the sum of products formed by dividing a given arc into n parts and multiplying the length of each part by the value of the function to be integrated at any point in this part, the number of parts increasing indefinitely and the length of each part approaching zero

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“Line integral.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20integral. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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