transfinite (not comparable)
relating to transfinite numbers
transfinite (plural transfinites)
- A transfinite number.
1973, Oliver Sacks, Awakenings:
- An interesting and perhaps essential formal model of this quality is to be found in Cantor's concepts of infinite sets and transfinite cardinals. The laws of ordinary, inductive mathematics do not apply to these, for the 'least part' of such transfinites are equal to the whole, and convey their infinite (i.e. world-like) quality.
- inflected form of
- Feminine plural form of transfinito