- not finite.
- (of a set) having elements that can be put into one-to-one correspondence with a subset that is not the given set.
- infiltration gallery,
- infinite baffle,
- infinite decimal,
- infinite distance,
- infinite integral,
- infinite product
Origin of infinite
Examples from the Web for infinite
He asked the first local he could find if he had arrived on an island, and was assured that he had, but that it was infinite.
He was informed indeed he had, however the island was infinite.
It is the principle of infinite compossibility—the idea that no two things must rule each other out.
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“When I looked at it, it seemed unquenchable and endless and infinite,” he remembers.
Infinite—this word is by no means the expression of a clear idea: it is merely the expression of an effort to attain one.
There is no man who has never done a single good act, so every man deserves an infinite reward.My Path to Atheism|Annie Besant
It is generally a gross approximation of the conception of the Infinite Being to the likeness of man.An Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance|John Foster
He obeyed, settling her among the pillows with infinite tenderness.A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram
That she does not wait to comprehend the Infinite before she can love.Folly as It Flies|Fanny Fern
- having no limits or boundaries in time, space, extent, or magnitude
- (as noun; preceded by the)the infinite
- having an unlimited number of digits, factors, terms, members, etcan infinite series
- (of a set) able to be put in a one-to-one correspondence with part of itself
- (of an integral) having infinity as one or both limits of integrationCompare finite (def. 2)
late 14c., "eternal, limitless," also "extremely great in number," from Old French infinit "endless, boundless," and directly from Latin infinitus "unbounded, unlimited," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + finitus "defining, definite," from finis "end" (see finish). The noun meaning "that which is infinite" is from 1580s.