Meaning of TRANSCENDENTAL in English


[tran.scen.den.tal] adj (1624) 1 a: transcendent 1b b: supernatural c: abstruse, abstract d: of or relating to transcendentalism

2. a: incapable of being the root of an algebraic equation with rational coefficients "pi is a ~ number" b: being, involving, or representing a function (as sin x, log x, or e to the exponent x) that cannot be expressed by a finite number of algebraic operations "~ curves" 3 in Kantian philosophy a: of or relating to experience as determined by the mind's makeup b: transcending experience but not human knowledge

4: transcendent 1a -- adv

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