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'''Infinity''' refers to unboundedness or endlessness. Something is said to be '''infinite''' if it has no limit in extent or no end (or no beginning) in time. The phrase '''ad infinitum''' refers to repeating or continuing an action forever.
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'''Infinity''' refers to unboundedness or endlessness. Something is said to be '''infinite''' if it has no limit in extent or no end (or no beginning) in time. The phrase '''''ad infinitum''''' refers to repeating or continuing an action forever. Something which is not infinite is said to be '''finite'''.
  
 
Various [[apologetic]] and [[counter-apologetic]] arguments rely on notions of infinity. See:
 
Various [[apologetic]] and [[counter-apologetic]] arguments rely on notions of infinity. See:
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Infinity refers to unboundedness or endlessness. Something is said to be infinite if it has no limit in extent or no end (or no beginning) in time. The phrase ad infinitum refers to repeating or continuing an action forever. Something which is not infinite is said to be finite.

Various apologetic and counter-apologetic arguments rely on notions of infinity. See:

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