Definition of infinity
2 : an indefinitely great number or amount an infinity of stars
3a : the limit of the value of a function or variable when it tends to become numerically larger than any preassigned finite numberb : 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 infinityc : 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
Examples of infinity in a Sentence
The view tapers off into infinity.
a series of numbers that continues to infinity
The night sky was filled with an infinity of stars.
Recent Examples of infinity from the Web
Best improvement: Weber has come out with a new infinity ignition switch, which offers a guarantee start every time.
For swimmers, one of the highlights of the property is the cliffside infinity pool.
Hydrotherapy, infinity pools with currents, or exercise features in the pool.
James Valentine (@jamesbvalentine) May 27, 2017 May the Midnight Rider finally cruise next to his big brother Duane on that heavenly road infinity.
Backyard features include an infinity edge pool with a shallow lounging area, Jacuzzi and fire pit.
Orca Encounter at the former Shamu stadium is a new show focused on killer whale behavior in the wild with a new Pacific Northwest backdrop and infinity video screen.
The pre-opening outings let trainers practice guiding gargantuan orcas through movements meant to sync up with National Geographic-style video displayed on a new infinity, high-definition screen.
Above it, the populations shot toward zero or infinity.
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First Known Use of infinity
INFINITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infinity for English Language Learners
: 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
INFINITY Defined for Kids
Definition of infinity for Students
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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