Definition of transfinite
1 : going beyond or surpassing any finite number, group, or magnitude
2 : being or relating to the cardinal and ordinal numbers of infinite sets
Origin and Etymology of transfinite
German transfinit, from trans- (from Latin) + finit finite, from Latin finitus
First Known Use: 1902
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