(philosophy, logic) the view that only those entities may be admitted to mathematics that can be constructed in a finite number of steps, and only those propositions entertained whose truth can be proved in a finite number of steps Compare intuitionism
[fi-nee-toh] /fɪˈni toʊ/ adjective, Informal. 1. finished; ended. noun phrase The putative mathematical constant by which a wrong answer is multiplied to get a right answer (1950s+)
[fin-i-tood, -tyood, fahy-ni-] /ˈfɪn ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud, ˈfaɪ nɪ-/ noun 1. a state or quality. n. 1640s, from finite + -ude.
[fingk] /fɪŋk/ Slang. noun 1. a strikebreaker. 2. a labor spy. 3. an informer; stool pigeon. 4. a contemptible or thoroughly unattractive person. verb (used without object) 5. to inform to the police; squeal. 6. to act as a strikebreaker; scab. Verb phrases 7. fink out, /fɪŋk/ noun 1. a strikebreaker; blackleg 2. an informer, […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a finlike projection extending downward from the keel of a sailboat, serving to prevent lateral motion and acting as additional ballast. noun 1. a projection from the keel of a vessel to give it additional stability