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Indeterminant vs. Indeterminate

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Indeterminantadjective

not accurately determined or determinable

Indeterminateadjective

Not accurately determined or determinable.

Indeterminantadjective

imprecise or vague

Indeterminateadjective

Imprecise or vague.

Indeterminantnoun

(mathematics) A variable with no value assigned to it; for example the variables in a polynomial.

Indeterminateadjective

Not definitively or precisely determined, because of the presence of infinity and/or zero symbols used in any of several improper combinations.

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Indeterminateadjective

(biology, of growth) With no genetically defined end, and thus theoretically limitless.

Indeterminateadjective

(botany, of inflorescences) Not topped with some form of terminal bud.

Indeterminateadjective

Intersex.

Indeterminateadjective

Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years.

Indeterminateadjective

not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance;

‘of indeterminate age’; ‘a zillion is a large indeterminate number’; ‘an indeterminate point of law’; ‘the influence of environment is indeterminate’; ‘an indeterminate future’;

Indeterminateadjective

having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex;

‘an indeterminate stem’;

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Indeterminateadjective

of uncertain or ambiguous nature;

‘the equivocal (or indeterminate) objects painted by surrealists’;

Indeterminateadjective

not capable of being determined;

‘the indeterminate number of plant species in the jungle’;

Indeterminateadjective

not leading to a definite ending or result;

‘an indeterminate campaign’;

Indeterminateadjective

not exactly known, established, or defined

‘the date of manufacture is indeterminate’; ‘the carpet is an indeterminate dull shade’;

Indeterminateadjective

(of a judicial sentence) not of a fixed length but dependent on the convicted person's conduct

‘the abolition of the indeterminate borstal sentence for young offenders’;

Indeterminateadjective

(of a quantity) having no definite or definable value.

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Indeterminateadjective

(of a condition) from which a diagnosis of the underlying cause cannot be made

‘indeterminate colitis’;

Indeterminateadjective

(of a shoot) not having all the axes terminating in a flower bud and so potentially of indefinite length.

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