Pronunciation: (in"di-tûr'mu-nit),[key] —adj. 1. not determinate; not precisely fixed in extent; indefinite; uncertain.
2. not clear; vague.
3. not established.
4. not settled or decided.
5. Math. a. (of a quantity) undefined, as 0/0. b. (of an equation) able to be satisfied by more than one value for each unknown.
6. Bot.(of an inflorescence) having the axis or axes not ending in a flower or bud, thus allowing further elongation.
—n. Math.something whose value is not specified: used esp. in abstract algebra; a variable.