integration: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in"ti-grā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of combining into an integral whole.
  2. an act or instance of integrating a racial, religious, or ethnic group.
  3. an act or instance of integrating an organization, place of business, school, etc.
  4. the operation of finding the integral of a function or equation, esp. solving a differential equation.
  5. behavior, as of an individual, that is in harmony with the environment.
  6. the organization of the constituent elements of the personality into a coordinated, harmonious whole.
  7. coadaptation (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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