Mathematics. infimum.


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Definition for inf (2 of 4)

[ inf ]
/ ɪnf /


European-based U.S. nuclear weapons that were capable of striking the Soviet Union and Soviet ones that could hit Western Europe (usually used attributively): INF missiles; the 1987 INF Treaty.

Origin of INF

I(ntermediate-range) N(uclear) F(orces)

Definition for inf (3 of 4)

Origin of Inf.

(def 2) < Latin infunde

Definition for inf (4 of 4)

ad inf.

or ad infin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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abbreviation for


Word Origin for inf

Latin: below; after; later

British Dictionary definitions for inf (2 of 2)


abbreviation for

intermediate-range nuclear forces: land-based missiles and aircraft with a range between 500 and 5000 km
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