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adjective 
  1. So many as to be incapable of being counted.
The reasons for our failure were as as the grains of sand on a beach.
  1. (math) Incapable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers or any subset thereof.
  • Cantor"s "diagonal proof" shows that the real numbers are .
    1. (Linguistics) Describes a noun that cannot be used freely with numbers or the indefinite article, and which therefore takes no plural form. Example: information.
  • Many languages do not distinguish countable nouns from nouns.
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: ontelbaar
    • German: unzí¤hlbar (:de:unzí¤hlbar, ^)
    • Italian: non numerabile
      (trans-mid)
      • Japanese: (t, ja, sc=Jpan, ä¸å¯ç®, tr=fukasan)
      Etymology: un-English, un- + countable


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