DIMENSIONS: MEASURE / Proportion
R E F E R E N C E S
Infinity n, pl -ties [14c] 1a: the quality of being infinite b: unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity: Boundlessness 2: an indefinitely great number or amount [an __ of stars] 3a: 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 __] 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
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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