transfinite cardinal number


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transfinite cardinal number

n.
A mathematical concept that extends the notion of a cardinal number to a number that is not finite. The total number of integers is a transfinite cardinal number.
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This analogy is unsatisfactory because it reduces the complex, emergent relatedness of the order of the universe to a mere collection of countable items, and it construes God as the concept of a transfinite cardinal number.