Definition of integrator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈin(t)əˌɡrādər/


1A person or thing that integrates, in particular.
Example sentences
  • The scenario is beginning to replay at the Tier 1 system integrators.
  • Sample transmission of the probe pulses was determined using home-built photodiode detectors combined with a boxcar integrator.
  • They went out of business, or they became system integrators, or distributors, or whatever.
1.1 (also system integrator or systems integrator) Computing A company that markets commercial integrated software and hardware systems.
Example sentences
  • The first few steps fall into the acquisition area and include selection of hardware, software, and a system integrator.
  • Your system integrator and service provider have knowledge about the tuning and configuration of your system to best meet your operational requirements.
  • So increasing numbers of systems integrators are junking product sales in favour of recommending software to their clients.
1.2 Electronics A computer chip or circuit that performs mathematical integration.
Example sentences
  • Chromatograms were recorded with a computing integrator.
  • The performance of the integrator is compared to the inactivation of a test organism.
1.3An instrument for indicating or registering the total amount or mean value of some physical quality such as area or temperature.
Example sentences
  • All of these sources take several minutes to reach maximum output and should be used with a light integrator, an instrument that measures the total amount of light available for exposure.
  • The eluents were analysed with a differential refractometer and the peak areas were integrated by a Spectra Physics 4290 integrator.
  • For example, the profile provides the integrator with the ability to configure the temperature sensor to define what information is to be put on the network and when.

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Syllabification: in·te·gra·tor

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