transfinite number(redirected from Transfinite cardinal numbers)
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1. A transfinite cardinal number.
2. A transfinite ordinal number.
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(Mathematics) a cardinal or ordinal number used in the comparison of infinite sets for which several types of infinity can be classified: the set of integers and the set of real numbers have different transfinite numbers.
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