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# infinity

noun in·fin·i·ty \in-ˈfi-nə-tē\

: the quality of having no limits or end : the quality of being infinite

: a space, amount, or period of time that has no limits or end

: a very great number or amount

plural in·fin·i·ties

## Full Definition of INFINITY

1
a :  the quality of being infinite
b :  unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity :  boundlessness
2
:  an indefinitely great number or amount <an infinity of stars>
3
a :  the limit of the value of a function or variable when it tends to become numerically larger than any preassigned finite number
b :  a part of a geometric magnitude that lies beyond any part whose distance from a given reference position is finite <do parallel lines ever meet if they extend to infinity>
c :  a transfinite number (as aleph-null)
4
:  a distance so great that the rays of light from a point source at that distance may be regarded as parallel

## Examples of INFINITY

1. The view tapers off into infinity.
2. a series of numbers that continues to infinity
3. The night sky was filled with an infinity of stars.

14th century

## Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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