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indeterminate (adj.)

late 14c., from Late Latin indeterminatus "undefined, unlimited," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + determinatus, past participle of determinare "to enclose, bound, set limits to" (see determine). Related: Indeterminately.

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Definitions of indeterminate from WordNet

indeterminate (adj.)
not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance;
an indeterminate future
an indeterminate point of law
of indeterminate age
the influence of environment is indeterminate
a zillion is a large indeterminate number
Synonyms: undetermined
indeterminate (adj.)
having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex;
an indeterminate stem
indeterminate (adj.)
of uncertain or ambiguous nature;
the equivocal (or indeterminate) objects painted by surrealists
indeterminate (adj.)
(of a quantity) having no definite value, as an equation that cannot be solved;
0/0 is an indeterminate form
indeterminate (adj.)
not leading to a definite ending or result;
an indeterminate campaign
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