Interminate

Related to Interminate: indeterminate, Indeterminate growth

In`ter´mi`nate


a.1.Endless; as, interminate sleep.
v. t.1.To menace; to threaten.
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(54) Elsewhere, Aquinas offers a distinction between matter under determinate dimensions and matter under interminate dimensions (dimensiones interminatis) (55) and asserts the latter as the principle of individuation for material substances: Now dimensions can be considered in two ways.
It is in this sense that Aquinas asserts designated matter to be under interminate dimensions in order to serve as an individuating principle.
Dice (...) che la materia ne l'essenzia sua comprende le dimensione interminate; volendo accennare che quelle pervengono a terminarsi ora con questa figura e dimensioni, ora con quella e quell'altra, quelle e quell'altri, secondo il cangiar di forme naturali.