Simple Definition of infinity
: 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
Full Definition of infinity
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
The view tapers off into infinity.
a series of numbers that continues to infinity
The night sky was filled with an infinity of stars.
First Known Use of infinity
INFINITY Defined for Kids
Definition of infinity
1 : the quality of being without limits <the infinity of space>
2 : a space, quantity, or period of time that is without limit
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