Infinitesimal : Definition

Infinitesimal

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Pronunciation : In`fin*i*tes"i*mal
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Cf. F. infinit├ęsimal, fr. infinit├ęsime infinitely small, fr. L. infinitus. See Infinite, a.]
Definition : Defn: Infinitely or indefinitely small; less than any assignable quantity or value; very small. Infinitesimal calculus, the different and the integral calculus, when developed according to the method used by Leibnitz, who regarded the increments given to variables as infinitesimal.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : In`fin*i*tes"i*mal
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: An infinitely small quantity; that which is less than any assignable quantity.

(Math.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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