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infinite series

noun, Mathematics.
a sequence of numbers in which an infinite number of terms are added successively in a given pattern; the sequence of partial sums of a given sequence.
Origin of infinite series
First recorded in 1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The product is, in all of these cases, an infinite series of co- writing.

  • An "infinite series" is therefore a contradiction in adjecto.

    The Theistic Conception of the World B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
  • From that meal to a Newport dinner what an infinite series of gradations!

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • But I cannot pursue to the end this infinite series of words.

  • This world is but a point in the universe, and our universe only one of an infinite series.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • That which has been, is, and will be again, through an infinite series of repetitions.

    Quodlibet John P. Kennedy
  • Thereupon followed an infinite series of brilliant exploits.

    A Book of Scoundrels Charles Whibley
  • There is the whole universe to dream over, and one's life is spent in the perpetual doing of an infinite series of little things.

    Impressions And Comments Havelock Ellis
  • But this degree of reality can become less and less through an infinite series of smaller degrees.

  • Geology has overturned the idea of an infinite series of generations of animals and men.

    Curiosities of Heat

    Lyman B. Tefft

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