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finite

1. bounded in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
2. Maths logic having a number of elements that is a natural number; able to be counted using the natural numbers less than some natural number

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in "Life and Finite Individuality," edited for the Aristotelian Society, with an Introduction.
But in health the mind is presently seen again,--its overarching vault, bright with galaxies of immutable lights, and the warm loves and fears that swept over us as clouds must lose their finite character and blend with God, to attain their own perfection.
Will he, draw out, For angers sake, finite to infinite In punisht man, to satisfie his rigour Satisfi'd never; that were to extend His Sentence beyond dust and Natures Law, By which all Causes else according still To the reception of thir matter act, Not to th' extent of thir own Spheare.
He is finite, though he is powerful to do much harm and suffers not as we do.
It was the fatal flaw of humanity which Nature, in one shape or another, stamps ineffaceably on all her productions, either to imply that they are temporary and finite, or that their perfection must be wrought by toil and pain.
I have no desire that the general public should ever have access to these pages; but it is possible that my friends may, and also certain savants who are interested; and to them, while I do not apologize for my philosophizing, I humbly explain that they are witnessing the groupings of a finite mind after the infinite, the search for explanations of the inexplicable.
Finite Simple Groups: Thirty Years of the Atlas and Beyond
Not satisfied to simply provide high quality, accurately cut fibers, Finite Fiber continually strives to advance fiber technology.
Finite group theory is a topic remarkable for the simplicity of its statements and the difficulty of their proofs.
INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT, BOUNDARY ELEMENT, AND MESHLESS METHODS: WITH APPLICATIONS TO HEAT TRANSFER AND FLUID FLOW.
The Direct Stiffness Method (DSM) is the most straight forward technique for assembling the system matrices required for Finite Element Method (FEM).
Malik et al in [3] introduced the notion of subsystems of a fuzzy finite state machine in order to consider state membership as fuzzy .