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harmonic progression

n.
A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, such as 1, 1/3 , 1/5 , 1/7 , ....

harmonic progression

n
(Mathematics) a sequence of numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, as 1, , , …

harmon′ic progres′sion


n.
a series of numbers the reciprocals of which are in arithmetic progression.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.harmonic progression - (mathematics) a progression of terms whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
patterned advance, progression - a series with a definite pattern of advance
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