# infinity

## noun

in·fin·i·ty
in-ˈfi-nə-tē

plural infinities

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 (such 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

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Merriam-Webster unabridged
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