infinite series

  1. 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

Words Nearby infinite series Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use infinite series in a sentence

  • They are that a thing cannot move itself, and that an actual infinite series is impossible.

  • 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
  • From that meal to a Newport dinner what an infinite series of gradations!

    The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
  • The part of wisdom is to live as if to-day were our only day, and yet provide for an infinite series of to-morrows.

    A Dream of Empire | William Henry Venable
  • The possible variations in each factor together with their number makes an almost infinite series of such combinations possible.

    The Book of Cheese | Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk