- Mathematics. infimum.
- 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)
Origin of Inf.
(def 2) < Latin infunde
or ad infin
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Examples from the Web for inf
Lavrov then argued that U.S. missile defense in Europe were also a concern for Russia in the context of the INF Treaty.Russian Foreign Minister: We Can’t Get Assad to Do Anything
February 1, 2014
“The INF Treaty is the backbone of protecting Europe from nuclear threats,” said a senior GOP Senate aide.U.S. Knew Russia Violated Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
November 26, 2013
Eventually, many of the conservatives who opposed the INF treaty came around to support it.START Treaty: What Republicans Can Learn From Reagan
Stanley A. Weiss
December 20, 2010
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That this, the 25th of March, is the day he intended to conform to appears from Inf.
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Latin: below; after; later
- intermediate-range nuclear forces: land-based missiles and aircraft with a range between 500 and 5000 km
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