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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finite  \Fi"nite\,  a.  [L.  finitus  p.  p.  of  finire.  See  {Finish}, 
  and  cf  {Fine},  a.] 
  Having  a  limit;  limited  in  quantity,  degree,  or  capacity; 
  bounded;  --  opposed  to  infinite;  as  finite  number;  finite 
  existence;  a  finite  being  a  finite  mind;  finite  duration. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finite 
  adj  1:  bounded  or  limited  in  magnitude  or  spatial  or  temporal 
  extent  [ant:  {infinite}] 
  2:  (grammar)  of  verbs;  relating  to  forms  of  the  verb  that  are 
  limited  in  time  by  a  tense  and  (usually)  show  agreement 
  with  number  and  person  [ant:  {infinite}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  finite 
 
  {compact} 
 
 




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