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in·fin·i·tes·i·mal

 (ĭn′fĭn-ĭ-tĕs′ə-məl)
adj.
1. Immeasurably or incalculably minute.
2. Mathematics Capable of having values approaching zero as a limit.
n.
1. An immeasurably or incalculably minute amount or quantity.
2. Mathematics A function or variable continuously approaching zero as a limit.

[From New Latin īnfīnītēsimus, infinite in rank, from Latin īnfīnītus, infinite; see infinite.]

in′fin·i·tes′i·mal·ly adv.
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infinitesimal

(ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtɛsɪməl)
adj
1. infinitely or immeasurably small
2. (Mathematics) maths of, relating to, or involving a small change in the value of a variable that approaches zero as a limit
n
(Mathematics) maths an infinitesimal quantity
ˌinfiniˈtesimally adv
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in•fin•i•tes•i•mal

(ˌɪn fɪn ɪˈtɛs ə məl)

adj.
1. indefinitely or exceedingly small; minute.
2. immeasurably small; less than an assignable quantity: to an infinitesimal degree.
3. of, pertaining to, or involving infinitesimals.
n.
4. an infinitesimal quantity.
5. Math. a variable having zero as a limit.
[1645–55; < New Latin infīnītēsim(us) (Latin infīnīt(us) infinite + -ēsimus suffix of ordinal numerals) + -al1]
in`fin•i•tes`i•mal′i•ty, in`fin•i•tes′i•mal•ness, n.
in`fin•i•tes′i•mal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infinitesimal - (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Adj.1.infinitesimal - infinitely or immeasurably smallinfinitesimal - infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
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infinitesimal

adjective microscopic, minute, tiny, wee, atomic, insignificant, negligible, minuscule, teeny, teeny-weeny, unnoticeable, teensy-weensy, inappreciable mineral substances present in infinitesimal amounts in the soil
great, large, huge, vast, enormous, infinite
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infinitesimal

adjective
So minute as not to be discernible:
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inifinitesimal
infinitesimal

infinitesimal

[ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtesɪməl] ADJinfinitesimal
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infinitesimal

[ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtɛsɪməl] adjinfinitésimal(e)
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infinitesimal

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infinitesimal

[ˌɪnf/ɛ7nɪˈtɛsɪml] adjinfinitesimale
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such that an infintesimal four-radius within the k-th band is computed as
Note however, that [S.sup.'.sub.v] in this sense is in general not the same as the derivative of [S.sub.v] derived from an infintesimal dilation as defined by Hildebrand and Ruegsegger (1997a).
Whereas viewers of landscape painting delighted in the diminution of massive forms, the Lincei magnified the infintesimal or the very distant for the purpose of closer scrutiny of nature.