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INDEFINITE. That which is undefined; uncertain.

INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at pleasure.
     2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite number.

LEGACY, INDEFINITE. A bequest of things which are not enumerated or ascertained as to numbers or quantities; as, a bequest by a testator of all his goods, all his stocks in the funds. Lownd. on Leg. 84; Swinb. 485; Amb. 641; 1 P. Wms. 697.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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'Sereno's indefinite leave was not intended just to allow her to prepare for her impeachment trial, but to save the institution from further humiliation.'
First, it may be accomplished by indefinite pronouns: indefinite pronouns proper, distributive pronouns, and quantitative pronouns.
(2) and (3) into Maxwell's equation [??] x E = - [partial derivative]B/[partial derivatve]t = [[mu].sub.0][mu] [partial derivative]H/[partial derivative]t, the dispersion of the electromagnetic wave in such an indefinite medium is derived [17,20]:
Similarly, >nat (definite, indefinite)/article; the indefinite article is used much less than the definite article; for details, see deduction (7) below.
Based on the results, the company indicated that there is a danger to overlook the development of depression by treating patients who have indefinite complaints with symptomatic treatments such as dosing benzodiazepine anxiolytic.
If the contract includes renewal provisions, the useful life may very well be indefinite.
As mentioned earlier, both standards require annual impairment testing of goodwill and intangibles with indefinite lives, regardless of the existence of impairment indicators.
Two Cuban citizens filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus alleging that their indefinite detention by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) following revocation of their immigration parole violated their constitutional rights.