## Definition of indeterminate

**:**not definitely or precisely determined or fixed

**:**vague

**:**not known in advance

**:**not leading to a definite end or result

**:**having an infinite number of solutions

- a system of indeterminate equations

**:**being one of the seven undefined mathematical expressions {latex}\frac{0}{0}, \frac{\infty}{\infty}, \infty \cdot 0, 1^{\infty}, 0^{0}, \infty^{0}, \infty - \infty{/latex}

**:**characterized by sequential flowering from the lateral or basal buds to the central or uppermost buds; also

**:**characterized by growth in which the main stem continues to elongate indefinitely without being limited by a terminal inflorescence — compare determinate 4