# Indeterminate

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**indeterminate sentence**— A sentence imposed for a crime, not for a precise period of time, but in terms of a minimum period and a maximum period of imprisonment as provided by statute for the particular offense. 21 Am J2d Crim L § 540 …72

**indeterminate cleavage**— noun : cleavage in which all the early cleavage cells possess the potencies of the entire zygote compare determinate cleavage …73

**indeterminate equation**— noun : an equation in which the unknown quantities admit of an infinite number of values or sets of values …74

**indeterminate form**— noun : any of the seven undefined expressions 0/0, ∞/∞, ∞∙0, 1∞, 0⁰, ∞⁰, ∞ ∞that a mathematical function may assume by formal substitution …75

**indeterminate growth**— noun : growth in which a plant axis is not limited by development of a terminal flower bud or other reproductive structure and so continues to elongate indefinitely (as in racemose inflorescence) compare determinate growth …76

**Statically indeterminate**— In statics, a structure is statically indeterminate when the static equilibrium equations are not sufficient for determining the internal forces and reactions on that structure.Based on Newton s laws of motion, the equilibrium equations available …77

**statically indeterminate structure**— a statically indeterminate structure is one where there is more than one distribution of internal forces and/or reactions which satisfies equilibrium …78

**uncharacteristic leprosy**— indeterminate l …79

**acropetal inflorescence**— Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …80

**botryose inflorescence**— Indeterminate In de*ter mi*nate, a. [L. indeterminatus.] Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years. Paley. [1913 Webster] {Indeterminate analysis} (Math.), that branch of analysis which… …