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## in·fin·i·ty

(ĭn-fĭn′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·fin·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being infinite.
2. Unbounded space, time, or quantity.
3. An indefinitely large number or amount.
4. Mathematics The limit that a function ƒ is said to approach at x = a when ƒ(x) is larger than any preassigned number for all x sufficiently near a.
5.
a. A range in relation to an optical system, such as a camera lens, representing distances great enough that light rays reflected from objects within the range may be regarded as parallel.
b. A distance setting, as on a camera, beyond which the entire field is in focus.
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## infinity

(ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being infinite
2. endless time, space, or quantity
3. an infinitely or indefinitely great number or amount
4. (General Physics) optics photog a point that is far enough away from a lens, mirror, etc, for the light emitted by it to fall in parallel rays on the surface of the lens, etc
5. (General Physics) physics a dimension or quantity of sufficient size to be unaffected by finite variations
6. (Mathematics) maths the concept of a value greater than any finite numerical value
7. (Mathematics) a distant ideal point at which two parallel lines are assumed to meet
Symbol (for senses 4–7):
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## in•fin•i•ty

(ɪnˈfɪn ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality or state of being infinite.
2. something that is infinite.
3. infinite space, time, or quantity.
4. an infinite extent, amount, or number.
5. an indefinitely great amount or number.
6. Math.
a. the assumed limit of a sequence, series, etc., that increases without bound.
b. infinite distance or an infinitely distant part of space.
7. a distance setting of a camera lens beyond which everything is in focus.
[14th c.; Middle English < Latin infīnitās=in- in-3 + fīni(s) boundary]
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## in·fin·i·ty

(ĭn-fĭn′ĭ-tē)
A space, extent of time, or quantity that has no limit.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 infinity - time without end      eternitytime - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the pastalpha and omega - the first and last; signifies God's eternity
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## infinity

noun the darkness of a starless night stretching into infinity
Related words
fear apeirophobia
Quotations
"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me" [Pascal Pensées]
"Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark,"
"And shares the nature of infinity" [William Wordsworth The Borderers]
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## infinity

noun
1. The state or quality of being infinite:
2. The totality of time without beginning or end:
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Translations
عدد غَيْر مَحْدود، كميَّه لا مُتَناهِيَهلا تَناهي، لا مَحْدوديَّه
nekonečno
uendelighed
ääretönäärettömyysloputtomuusrajattomuus
beskonačnostbeskrajnost
végtelenség
óendanleg stærîóendanleiki
infinitate
nekonečno
beskonačnost
oändlighet
sınırsızlıksonsuzluk

## infinity

[ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪ] N (gen) → (Math) →
an infinity ofuna infinidad de, un sinfín de
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## infinity

[ɪnˈfɪnɪti] n
(MATHEMATICS) (= number) →
(= huge number) an infinity of → une infinité de
(= point) →
to stretch to infinity → s'étendre jusqu'à l'infini
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## infinity

n (lit)Unendlichkeit f; (fig also)Grenzenlosigkeit f; (Math) → das Unendliche; to infinity(bis) ins Unendliche; in infinityin der Unendlichkeit/im Unendlichen; to focus on infinity (Phot) → (auf) Unendlich einstellen; an infinity of reasons/details/possibilitiesunendlich viele Gründe/Einzelheiten/Möglichkeiten; I have an infinity of things to doich habe unendlich viel zu tun
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## infinity

[ɪnˈfɪnɪtɪ] n (infiniteness) → infinità; (in time, space) (Math) → infinito
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## infinite

(ˈinfinit) adjective
1. without end or limits. We believe that space is infinite.
2. very great. Infinite damage could be caused by such a mistake.
ˈinfinitely adverb
extremely; to a very great degree. The time at which our sun will finally cease to burn is infinitely far away.
ˈinfiniteness noun
inˈfinity (-ˈfi-) noun
1. space, time or quantity that is without limit, or is immeasurably great or small.
2. in mathematics, an indefinitely large number, quantity or distance. Parallel lines meet at infinity.
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The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes and the unbroken loop depicts both the number eight -- a reminder of the eight astonishing stadiums that will host matches -- and the infinity symbol, reflecting the interconnected nature of the event.
The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes and the unbroken loop depicts both the number eight and the infinity symbol. The eight represents the number of stadiums that will host the football tournament while the infinity symbol reflects the interconnected nature of the event.
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Activate this sector with six-tier water fountains or an infinity symbol. Everyone in the family could experience great success and wealth luck by wearing lucky nine charms or any wealth symbol to ensure a continuous flow of good fortune, especially to Dog- and Boar-born people.
Pupils of grades 6 to 8 created the infinity symbol. Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
The human infinity symbol made by students of Abu Dhabi Indian School, Al Muroor.
Part of the \$1.37bn (AED5.1bn) Shindagha Corridor project, Shindagha Bridge's design is based on the shape of the infinity symbol. Belhasa Six Construct, part of the Belgian Besix Group, announced this May that it had been appointed as the project's infrastructure contractor.
Although the pair were notoriously private about their love lives,(https://people.com/style/dakota-johnson-chris-martin-matching-tattoos/) People Magazine &nbsp;reported the two got matching tattoos of the infinity symbol - she just above her left elbow and he on his inner right arm - which they showed off earlier this month.
Emojis related to sports, including a new superhero emoji, a softball, nazar amulet, and infinity symbol will also be added later this year.
But the night belonged to Iniesta with supporters creating a mosaic before kick-off when they turned his No.8 on its side to form the infinity symbol.
Harnessing the carbon structure in its most explicit form, 88 laboratory-grown diamonds form the Black Badge infinity symbol, providing a jewellery-like reminder of the restless spirits of the inhabitants of these motor cars.
The other portion of the exhibition in Pero features works by Salvadori, including La stanza delle tazze (The Room of Cups), 1985-2017, in which eight large copper elements are organized on the wall in an orbital arrangement to delineate the infinity symbol. As in the other pieces on display--including Triade, fontana (Triad, Fountain), 2017, created specifically for this occasion--Salvadori works with primary elements such as water, pure color, and metal cut and folded in different configurations, often of a symbolic nature.

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