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semi-infinite

Line breaks: semi-infinite
Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈɪnfɪnɪt
 
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Definition of semi-infinite in English:

adjective

Mathematics
(Of a line or solid) limited in one direction and stretching to infinity in the other.
Example sentences
  • This paper Crighton studied the sound wave associated with a turbulent fluid flow over a discontinuous surface formed by two semi-infinite flexible planes.
  • This is in agreement with results from an elastic model of magnetic twisting cytometry for which bead movement increased when the 5-m-high monolayer was replaced by a semi-infinite space (infinite height).
  • Consistent with continuum PB theory, the membrane is represented approximately as a semi-infinite planar low-dielectric slab.

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