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integral

adjective basic, cardinal, central, constituent, elemental, essential, essential to commleteness, fundamental, indispensable, integrant, necessarius, necessary, needed, needful, prerequisite, primary, required, requisite, vital
Associated concepts: integral part of a case
See also: essential, indispensable, inherent, item, necessary, total, unit
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The heads were peculiarly repulsive--so much so that it seemed unbelievable to the girl that they formed an integral part of the beautiful bodies below them.
It lurched neither to right nor left, but sank almost in a vertical line, snapping and breaking and tearing as it went, because no integral part could bear for an instant the enormous strain loosed upon it.
Dame Dermody's nobler superstition formed an integral part of her religious convictions--convictions which had long since found their chosen resting-place in the mystic doctrines of Emanuel Swedenborg.
Because it will be trying to solve the problem called `the problem of the three bodies,' for which the integral calculus is not yet far enough advanced.
Well, perhaps the Selenites have carried the integral calculus farther than you have; and, by the bye, what is this
There, if always with his ship (but that was an integral part of him) he could always be as solitary as he chose.
The result of these various considerations is that the differences between animals and dead matter, when we confine ourselves to external unscientific observation of integral behaviour, are a matter of degree and not very precise.
He thought--perhaps most of all--could it be that these things were yet but so many weeks old, and had become an integral part of his life?
His walks were an integral part of his outdoor activities, which his wife had never looked deeply into.
An iron will is an integral part of such a temperament.
begin teaching her the integral calculus; upon my soul, I'm not joking, I'm in earnest, it'll be just the same to her.
We use the usual conventions that empty sums and products are taken to be 0 and 1 respectively and assume that all the integrals, sums and products involved exist and are finite.