Integration refers to the fusion of two cultures, resulting in the evolvement of a new culture representing (one hopes) the best of both cultures. This form rarely occurs because the marriage is rarely one of two equals, and one partner usually dominates.

Definition 2.

Integration refers to

1. The arrangement of military forces and their actions to create a force that operates by engaging as a whole.

2. In force protection, the synchronized transfer of units into an operational commander's force prior to mission execution.

3. In photography, a process by which the average radar picture seen on several scans of the time base may be obtained on a print, or the process by which several photographic images are combined into a single image.

Integration is the process of organizing different parts into a whole of a higher order; used widely in science, from the organization of nervous impulses necessary for any kind of behaviour to the organization of a whole society.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Integration
- The act or process of making whole or entire.
- The operation of finding the primitive function which has a given function for its differential coefficient. See Integral.
- In the theory of evolution: The process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent. It is supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in development.
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