aleph null

aleph-null

[ah-lif-nuhl]
noun Mathematics.
the cardinal number of the set of all positive integers; the smallest transfinite cardinal number.
Also called aleph-zero [ah-lif-zeer-oh] .


Origin:
1905–10

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aleph-null or aleph-zero
 
n
א0 the smallest infinite cardinal number; the cardinal number of the set of positive integers
 
aleph-zero or aleph-zero
 
n

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aleph-null   (ä'lěf-nŭl')  Pronunciation Key 
The first of the transfinite cardinal numbers, corresponding to the number of elements in the set of positive integers.
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