transfinite ordinal number


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transfinite ordinal number

n.
A mathematical concept that extends the notion of an ordinal number to a number that is not finite.
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Rather, what is generated through these principles is an awareness of transfinite ordinal numbers whence they become objects of cognition (see Ges.