August 25th, 2020

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Tuesday word: Indeterminate

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Indeterminate (adjective, noun)
in•de•ter•mi•nate [in-di-tur-muh-nit]


adjective
1. not determinate; not precisely fixed in extent; indefinite; uncertain.
2. not clear; vague.
3. not established.
4. not settled or decided.
5. Mathematics.
a. (of a quantity) undefined, as 0/0.
b. (of an equation) able to be satisfied by more than one value for each unknown.
6. Botany. (of an inflorescence) having the axis or axes not ending in a flower or bud, thus allowing further elongation.

noun
7. Mathematics. something whose value is not specified: used especially in abstract algebra; a variable.

OTHER WORDS FROM INDETERMINATE
in·de·ter·mi·nate·ly, adverb
in·de·ter·mi·nate·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO INDETERMINATE
undetermined, general, inconclusive, indefinite, indistinct, inexact, undefined, unspecified, borderless, imprecise, unfixed, unstipulated

SYNONYMS FOR INDETERMINATE
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2. ambiguous.

Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin indeterminatus. See in- , determinate

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