• (British) IPA: /ɪnˈtɜː(ɹ).mɪn.ə.bəl/


  1. Existing or occurring without interruption or end#Noun|end; ceaseless, unending.
    • 1847 January – 1848 July, William Makepeace Thackeray, “Crawley of Queen’s Crawley”, in Vanity Fair. A Novel without a Hero, London: Bradbury and Evans, […], published 1848, OCLC 3174108 ↗, page 61 ↗:
      After supper Sir Pitt Crawley began to smoke his pipe; and when it became quite dark, he lighted the rushlight in the tin candlestick, and producing from an interminable pocket a huge mass of papers, began reading them, and putting them in order.
  • Portuguese: interminável
  • Russian: бесконе́чный
  • Spanish: interminable

interminable (plural interminables)

  1. (math, dated) A repeating decimal.

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