Associations to the word «Infinite»


INFINITE, adjective. Indefinably large, countlessly great; immense. [from 14th c.]
INFINITE, adjective. Boundless, endless, without end or limits; innumerable. [from 15th c.]
INFINITE, adjective. With plural noun: infinitely many. [from 15th c.]
INFINITE, adjective. (mathematics) Greater than any positive quantity or magnitude; limitless. [from 17th c.]
INFINITE, adjective. (set theory) (of a set) Having infinitely many elements.
INFINITE, adjective. (grammar) Not limited by person or number. [from 19th c.]
INFINITE, adjective. (music) Capable of endless repetition; said of certain forms of the canon, also called perpetual fugues, constructed so that their ends lead to their beginnings.
INFINITE LOOP, noun. (programming) A loop which continues indefinitely.
INFINITE LOOPS, noun. Plural of infinite loop
INFINITE MONKEY THEOREM, noun. (informal) The proposition that a monkey hitting typewriter keys at random will produce a large amount of meaningful text (such as a work by Shakespeare) given an infinite amount of time.
INFINITE RECURSION, noun. Any recursion that continues without end.
INFINITE RECURSIONS, noun. Plural of infinite recursion
INFINITE REGRESS, noun. (logic) A regress into an infinite sequence of propositions in an attempt to found the truth of the proposition Pi on the truth of the proposition Pi+1.
INFINITE SCROLL, noun. (internet) A web design technique that prevents the browser scroll bar from scrolling to the bottom of the page, causing the page to grow with additional content instead.
INFINITE SERIES, noun. (analysis) A sum with a countably infinite number of ordered summands; the sum itself is formally defined as the limit of the partial sums, if it exists.
INFINITE SUICIDE, noun. A diabolo trick where a large number of suicides are performed consecutively.
INFINITE SUICIDES, noun. Alternative form of infinite suicide

Dictionary definition

INFINITE, noun. The unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite".
INFINITE, adjective. Having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude; "the infinite ingenuity of man"; "infinite wealth".
INFINITE, adjective. Of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood (as a participle or gerund or infinitive); "infinite verb form".
INFINITE, adjective. Too numerous to be counted; "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands".
INFINITE, adjective. Total and all-embracing; "God's infinite wisdom".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.