adjective

*Mathematics*

adjective

Unbounded in one direction or dimension.

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Adjective

(*not comparable*)

- (mathematics, in optimization programming) Involving a finite number of variables but an infinite number of constraints, or vice versa.
- (ballistics, of a target) Sufficiently thick that the level of penetration of a projectile is not affected by its thickness.

Origin

*semi-* +"Ž *infinite*

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- Ann., 18 95, 47, p. 317), with great mathematical skill, has solved the problem of the shadow thrown by a
**semi-infinite**plane screen.

- semi-infinite
- semi-heavy-water
- semi-highway
- semi-human