infinity

(redirected from infinite distance)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
An infinity mirror is a set of mirrors that reflect an image back in a recursive manner, creating a series of smaller reflections that recede into an infinite distance.
Dimensions" includes samples of Adnan's paintings, drawings and experiments with super-8mm film, as well as the Otolith Group's homage to the artist, "I See Infinite Distance Between Any Point and Another.
Scotus's impact on Zwingli (by way of fourteenth-fifteenth-century Scotism) is much stronger: God is infinite being, and hence there is an infinite distance between him and creatures.
Now it's true that a parabola is an ellipse with it foci an infinite distance apart, so if we consider the parabola a closed curve at infinity it is a closed curve, but I doubt if many mathematicians would think it topologically equivalent to a closed curve.