noun, plural in·fin·i·ties.
- the assumed limit of a sequence, series, etc., that increases without bound.
- infinite distance or an infinitely distant part of space.
- a distance between a subject and the camera so great that rays of light reflected from the subject may be regarded as parallel.
- a distance setting of the camera lens beyond which everything is in focus.
Origin of infinity
Examples from the Web for infinity
Infinity War was a six-issue Marvel series published back in 1992.
The Infinity Stones are six magical stones that, when inserted into the Infinity Gauntlet, grant the wearer infinite power.
Unbeknownst to him, the orb contains an Infinity Stone, which holds within it the power to destroy entire planets.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Infinity Mirrored Room consists of roughly one hundred multicolored LED lights that pulsate at various speeds and patterns.Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrored Room” Madness Takes Manhattan|Justin Jones|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Infinity Broadcasting Operations was fined a total of $357,500 by the FCC, the maximum allowable amount.
The ever present Ellen, who had never herself given a thought to the unseen, brought Pelle face to face with infinity.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
But we cannot be content with this measure of reduction of the infinity of experience.Language|Edward Sapir
Man is divinely prescient of his infinity of mind as soon as he begins to meditate and respire.Transcendentalism in New England|Octavius Brooks Frothingham
Therefore the chances against its existence are as infinity to one.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
But his soul pours out none the less over the infinity of harmonies and of thought.The Reform of Education|Giovanni Gentile
British Dictionary definitions for infinity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for infinity
late 14c., from Old French infinité "infinity; large number or quantity" (13c.), from Latin infinitatem (nominative infinitas) "boundlessness, endlessness," from infinitus boundless, unlimited" (see infinite). Infinitas was used as a loan-translation of Greek apeiria "infinity," from apeiros "endless."