mechanical integrator

mechanical integrator

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′int·ə‚grād·ər]
(computer science)
A mechanical device which draws the graph of the integral of a function when a tracing point is passed over a graph of the function.
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The primary component of the machine is the mechanical integrator, composed of a horizontal disk that turns a vertical wheel which is connected to a rod positioned parallel to a line passing through the center of the disk.
Intermediate filaments as mechanical integrators of cellular space.