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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
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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.
The reader will remember that this mark, although large, had been originally very indefinite; but, by slow degrees - degrees nearly imperceptible, and which for a long time my Reason struggled to reject as fanciful - it had, at length, assumed a rigorous distinctness of outline.
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.
The substance was, Never jump from a boat, Pip, except --but all the rest was indefinite, as the soundest advice ever is.
An indefinite alteration had come over his whole person and manner.
''We issue an ultimatum of 48 hours to West Bengal government to meet the demands of the striking doctors there, failing which we would be forced to resort to an indefinite strike,'' the Resident Doctors Association told ANI.
'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.
27 to the deputy clerk of court, Anna-li Gombio, mentioned that she would go on an 'indefinite leave,' the Chief Justice set the period of her furlough from March 1 to 15.
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.