December 20th, 2018

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Word of the Day 12/20/18 Indeterminate

Indeterminate (adjective, noun)
indeterminate [in-di-tur-muh-nit]
(previously 04-26-13)

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.

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

Related forms
in·de·ter·mi·nate·ly , adverb
in·de·ter·mi·nate·ness , noun

Related Words for indeterminate
undetermined, general, inconclusive, indefinite, indistinct, inexact, undefined, unspecified, borderless, imprecise, unfixed, unstipulated

Synonyms for indeterminate
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2. ambiguous.

Origin: First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Late Latin word indēterminātus. See in-, determinate

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