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Definition of "transfinite" [transfinite]

  • Going beyond the finite. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "transfinite" in a sentence
  • "Must try and explain transfinite post-capitalist economic theories to someone else one of these days, see if they think I'm talking out of my arse ...."
  • "They suck in infinite, recursively looping, transfinite time."
  • "Indeed, between non-Euclidean geometry in the 1820s, abstract algebra in the mid-1800s, and transfinite numbers in the 1880s, it had begun to seem like mathematics was a kind of universal framework for abstraction."