infinitesimal Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
adjective satellite infinitely or immeasurably small
- two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm
- reduced to a microscopic scale
Infinitely or indefinitely small; less than any assignable quantity or value; very small.
(Math.) An infinitely small quantity; that which is less than any assignable quantity.
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