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trans·fi·nite

 (trăns-fī′nīt′)
adj.
Going beyond the finite.
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transfinite

(trænsˈfaɪnaɪt)
adj
extending beyond the finite
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References in classic literature ?
"Unless it were a transfinite number falling in love with a finite one--I suppose such things do happen, even in mathematics."
The bridged DOPO derivatives have the feature of high melting point that can prevent FR degradation caused by transfinite local temperature in melt processing [4].
His most recent book is Transfinite Life: Oskar Goldberg and the Vitalist Imagination (Indiana University Press, 2017).
Borges proposes a clear explanation of Russell's lesson about the transfinite numbers in "El tiempo" (Borges oral).
As for pure mathematics, Meillassoux uses Cantor's concept of the transfinite in order to refute the probabilistic argument that natural laws cannot be contingent, supposing that it is extremely improbable that they are contingent.
Through the rest of chapter 3, Maddalena further explicates thought's continuity using tools from mathematics, following the lead of Peirce, who famously appreciated Cantor's controversial discovery of transfinite numbers, attempting to engage the brilliant schoolteacher in argument about the greatest infinity.
This is an odd question to ask academics, who often care passionately about strange things like extinct ferns or transfinite sets.
Let [omega] be the first transfinite ordinal and let [OMEGA] be the first uncountable transfinite ordinal.
Using transfinite induction, we will define a net {[u.sub.[alpha]] : [alpha] [member of] [OMEGA]} satisfying the following:
Nel corso del Novecento molti autori, inclusi alcuni grandi nomi, hanno sostenuto, invero, che per venire a capo dei paradossi zenoniani bisogna ricorrere al calcolo cosiddetto integrale, alle grandezze transfinite (e.g.
Finally, the central axle trailer can reduce the probability of accidents, which has an important meaning for transfinite governance.
In this case, let {[f.sub.[alpha]] : [alpha] [member of] [[GAMMA].sub.n]} be a transfinite sequence of 1-Lipschitz functions such that [[Florin].sub.[alpha]]([x.sub.[alpha]]) = [1/[2.sup.n+3]] and supp ([[Florin].sub.[alpha]]) [subset] B([x.sub.[alpha]], [1/[2.sup.n+3]]).