# Definition of 'infinity'

1. uncountable noun

2. uncountable noun

Infinity is a point that is further away than any other point and can never be reached.

...the darkness of a starless night stretching to infinity.

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noun plural -ties

Symbol (for senses 4–7) : ∞1.

the state or quality of being infinite

3.

an infinitely or indefinitely great number or amount

4. optics , photography

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nounWord forms: plural inˈfinities

1.

the quality of being infinite

3.

an indefinitely large number or amount

4. Geometry

an ideal point or location thought of as being infinitely distant from the origin or base point of the space being considered

5. Ancient Mathematics

an ideal number thought of as the numerical value of an infinite quantity

symbol, ∞
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## Word origin of 'infinity'

ME infinite < OFr infinité < L infinitas## Example sentences containing 'infinity'

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Then you have a beachfront playground with an infinity pool, an Asian restaurant and a buzzing beach bar.

Times, Sunday Times (2012)They and the villas have spa and infinity pools, rooftop gardens, staff quarters and other luxury features.

Times, Sunday Times (2010)Owners can use the hotel facilities, which include a fitness centre, infinity swimming pool and circular lounge.

Times, Sunday Times (2006)If those Italian girls can still look good by the infinity pool while enjoying their pasta, so can you.

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Mathematical terms## Trends of 'infinity'

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## Translations for 'infinity'

British English: infinity NOUN

*Infinity*is a number that is larger than any other number and can never be given an exact value.These permutations multiply towards infinity.## Source

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