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  • bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
  • of verbs; relating to forms of the verb that are limited in time by a tense and (usually) show agreement with number and person

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Finite'


  • Finite: Finite is the opposite of infinite. It may refer to: A finite measurement (of time, length, area, etc.), — that is, a real number Finite set, whose cardinality
  • Finite element method: "Finite element" redirects here. For the elements of a poset, see compact element. In mathematics, the finite element method (FEM) is a numerical technique
  • Σ-finite measure: finite if μ(X) is a finite real number (rather than ∞). The measure μ is called σ-finite if X is the countable union of measurable sets with finite measure
  • Hereditarily finite set: finite sets are defined as finite sets whose elements are all hereditarily finite sets. A recursive definition of well-founded hereditarily finite sets
  • Finite difference method: with "finite difference method based on variation principle", the first name of finite element method[citation needed]. In mathematics, finite-difference
  • Finite-state machine: Circumvesuviana. "Finite Automata" redirects here. For the electro-industrial group, see Finite Automata (band). A finite-state machine (FSM) or finite-state automaton
  • Finite verb: A finite verb is a form of a verb that has a subject (expressed or implied) and can function as the root of an independent clause; an independent clause
  • Finite mathematics: The term finite mathematics refers either to discrete mathematics, or to a course conventionally required of business students, in which the curriculum
  • Finite difference: A finite difference is a mathematical expression of the form f(x + b) − f(x + a). If a finite difference is divided by b − a, one gets a difference quotient
  • Finite set: a finite set is a set that has a finite number of elements. For example, is a finite set with five elements. The number of elements of a finite set

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* I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. - Neil Armstrong

* How can finite grasp infinity - John Dryden

* How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size - Woody Allen


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