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- An uncountable noun.
- So many as to be incapable of being counted.
- The reasons for our failure were as uncountable as the grains of sand on a beach.
- Incapable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers or any subset thereof.
- Cantor’s “diagonal proof” shows that the real numbers are uncountable.
- Describes a meaning of a noun that cannot be used freely with numbers or the indefinite article, and which therefore takes no plural form. Example: information.
- Many languages do not distinguish countable nouns from uncountable nouns.
- One meaning in law of the supposedly uncountable noun "information" is used in the plural and is countable.