What is almost?

  • (adv): (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; 'near' is sometimes used informally for 'nearly' and 'most' is sometimes used informally for 'almost'.
    Example: "The baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"
    Synonyms: about, just about, most, all but, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh

Almost

In set theory, when dealing with sets of infinite size, the term almost or nearly is used to mean all the elements except for finitely many.

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Almost
... In set theory, when dealing with sets of infinite size, the term almost or nearly is used to mean all the elements except for finitely many ... set S that is a subset of another infinite set L, is almost L if the subtracted set L\S is of finite size ... Examples The set is almost N for any k in N, because only finitely many natural numbers are less than k ...
Ryan Sheckler - Professional Skateboarding - Almost
... Sheckler was an inaugural team member of the Almost skateboards company, cofounded by Daewon Song and Rodney Mullen Sheckler attained professional status while he was with the ...