Something that is ~ has a de~ fixed size or extent. (FORMAL)
Only a ~ number of situations can arise...
The fossil fuels (coal and oil) are ~ resources.
A ~ clause is a clause based on a verb group which indicates tense, such as ‘went’, ‘is waiting’, or ‘will be found’, rather than on an infinitive or a participle. Compare non-~ .
ADJ: usu ADJ n