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in•fin•i•tes•i•mal



Pronunciation: (in"fin-i-tes'u-mul), [key]
adj.
1. indefinitely or exceedingly small; minute: infinitesimal vessels in the circulatory system.
2. immeasurably small; less than an assignable quantity: to an infinitesimal degree.
3. of, pertaining to, or involving infinitesimals.

n.
1. an infinitesimal quantity.
2. Math.a variable having zero as a limit.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

infinite seriesinfinitesimal calculus
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