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indefinite

Botany
a. too numerous to count
b. capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a flower
References in classic literature ?
Is an indefinite power to raise money dangerous in the hands of the federal government?
A GREAT and INDEPENDENT fund of revenue is passing into the hands of a SINGLE BODY of men, who can RAISE TROOPS to an INDEFINITE NUMBER, and appropriate money to their support for an INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME.
The convention thought the concurrent jurisdiction preferable to that subordination; and it is evident that it has at least the merit of reconciling an indefinite constitutional power of taxation in the Federal government with an adequate and independent power in the States to provide for their own necessities.
Garth got the assurance he desired, namely, that in case of Bulstrode's departure from Middlemarch for an indefinite time, Fred Vincy should be allowed to have the tenancy of Stone Court on the terms proposed.
An indefinite alteration had come over his whole person and manner.
Some justices asked the chief justice to go on an indefinite leave so she can prepare her defense at the Senate.
The following day, the lawyers confirmed that Sereno had taken an indefinite leave.
This was Sereno's first appearance after she filed an indefinite leave of absence
Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], July 20 ( ANI ): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Yuva Morcha on Thursday announced that they will go on an indefinite hunger strike from tomorrow (June 21).
Caption: The US TSA has taken up options to buy more CTX 9800 Dsi EDS machines from a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract announced in 2012.
In their book, scholars Krylova and Gordon (1999) classify the indefinite pronouns into: indefinite pronouns proper (some, any, no; somebody, someone, something, anybody, anything, nobody, no one, nothing; one, none), distributive pronouns (all, every, each, other, either, neither, both; everybody, everyone, everything), and quantitative pronouns (much, many, little, few, a little, a few, a lot, lots of, a great deal, a great many, etc.
Under the terms of the five year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement, the company will supply its laser protected periscopes to the Defense Logistics Agency.