Definition of integrator in English:

integrator

noun

  • 1A person or thing that integrates, in particular:

    • ‘Even with an open system, integrating products from among 4,000 suppliers still could cause most systems integrators headaches were it not for the LonMark Interoperability Association.’
    • ‘Fiber-coupled pumps also enable system integrators to decouple the pump system from the laser head, adding more packaging flexibility.’
    • ‘He is obviously an experienced integrator.’
    • ‘They went out of business, or they became system integrators, or distributors, or whatever.’
    • ‘A second example of an integrator under attack is the idea of the human self.’
    • ‘A separate "physical integrator" will manage construction of the hulls.’
    • ‘Through casual interviews, design and release engineers flora vehicle manufacturers and system integrators explained what they wanted in a supplier.’
    • ‘The first few steps fall into the acquisition area and include selection of hardware, software, and a system integrator.’
    • ‘Network programmers, network integrators, pilots - there is a great demand.’
    • ‘Instead, owners have turned to vendors and to system integrators to ensure smooth coordination of the systems.’
    • ‘The carriers of the future will function as personal systems integrators, selling services and not pipes.’
    • ‘Sample transmission of the probe pulses was determined using home-built photodiode detectors combined with a boxcar integrator.’
    • ‘In the future, we believe designers will have to be integrators, combining everything from initial research to the use of products.’
    • ‘The scenario is beginning to replay at the Tier 1 system integrators.’
    • ‘The performance of the integrator is compared to the inactivation of a test organism.’
    • ‘The systems integrators will continue to assume more responsibility for the basic intake, qualification, and development of qualified minority suppliers.’
    • ‘IBM consultants will partner with regional systems integrators in Europe and the US.’
    • ‘Plant growth and development is entrained by the seasonal cycle, and so the seasons act as a natural integrator.’
    • ‘Recent court cases continue to address the issue of integrator (or contractor) liability for violations of environmental laws.’
    • ‘The most famous integrator of all was Albert Einstein.’
    1. 1.1Computing A company which markets commercial integrated software and hardware systems.
      • ‘The first few steps fall into the acquisition area and include selection of hardware, software, and a system integrator.’
      • ‘We have a program in place, which will make further agreements with systems integrators and cover different markets.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Many businesses in the technology sector turn to systems integrators and independent software vendors.’
    2. 1.2Electronics A computer chip or circuit which performs mathematical integration.
      • ‘The performance of the integrator is compared to the inactivation of a test organism.’
      • ‘Chromatograms were recorded with a computing integrator.’
    3. 1.3 An instrument for indicating or registering the total amount or mean value of a physical quality such as area or temperature.
      • ‘The eluents were analysed with a differential refractometer and the peak areas were integrated by a Spectra Physics 4290 integrator.’
      • ‘Place multiple biological indicators and chemical integrators in the containers in a normal loading pattern in separate loads and run the cycle.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

integrator

/ˈɪntɪɡreɪtə/