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manifold +‎ -ness


manifoldness (countable and uncountable, plural manifoldnesses)

  1. The quality of being manifold, diversity.
  2. (mathematics) multiplicity
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sherwood to this entry?)
  3. (mathematics) A generalized concept of magnitude.


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for manifoldness in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)