- going beyond or surpassing the finite.
Origin of transfinite
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Diversity is finite although it may be admitted to be transfinite, or greater than any assignable value.
Yet it is transfinite in the sense that it transcends the comprehension of finite minds or processes.
And he has occupied himself in comparing these transfinite cardinal numbers.
Operational instructions, too, were transmitted and were acted upon with thought's transfinite speed.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
“Cantorism” means the theory of transfinite aggregates and numbers erected for the most part by Georg Cantor.
- extending beyond the finite
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