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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: Finite number (disambiguation) Finite set, a set whose cardinality (number of elements) is some natural
  • 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
  • Finite element method: "Finite element" redirects here. For the elements of a poset, see compact element. The finite element method (FEM) is a numerical method for solving problems
  • Finite group: In abstract algebra, a finite group is a mathematical group with a finite number of elements. A group is a set of elements together with an operation which
  • Finite set: In mathematics, a finite set is a set that has a finite number of elements. Informally, a finite set is a set which one could in principle count and finish
  • 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 geometry: A finite geometry is any geometric system that has only a finite number of points. The familiar Euclidean geometry is not finite, because a Euclidean line
  • 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 morphism: In algebraic geometry, a morphism f: X → Y of schemes is a finite morphism if Y has an open cover by affine schemes
  • Classification of finite simple groups: In mathematics, the classification of the finite simple groups is a theorem stating that every finite simple group belongs to one of four broad classes

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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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