an infinite cardinal or ordinal number.
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Origin of transfinite number
First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for transfinite number
a cardinal or ordinal number used in the comparison of infinite sets for which several types of infinity can be classifiedthe set of integers and the set of real numbers have different transfinite numbers
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Scientific definitions for transfinite number
[ trăns-fī′nīt′ ]
A number that is greater than any finite number.
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