- (of a quantity) undefined, as 0/0.
- (of an equation) able to be satisfied by more than one value for each unknown.
Origin of indeterminate
Examples from the Web for indeterminately
The hair was indeterminately reddish and gray and his eyes were the color of steel.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
When he touched her wing, she gasped and shivered, indeterminately between erotic and outraged.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
This word, so far as it relates to flowers, means those variegated with three or more colours irregularly and indeterminately.Poems, Volume I (of 3)|George Crabbe
Versicolored: with several colors, indeterminately restricted.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Rather, the smell of the place urges me indeterminately, diffusedly, to truantry.Journeys to Bagdad|Charles S. Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for indeterminately
- having no numerical meaning, as 0.00 or 0/0
- (of an equation) having more than one variable and an unlimited number of solutions