# power series

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## power series

n.
A sum of successively higher integral powers of a variable or combination of variables, each multiplied by a constant coefficient.

## power series

n
(Mathematics) a mathematical series whose terms contain ascending positive integral powers of a variable, such as a0 + a1x + a2x2 +…

## pow′er se`ries

n.
Math. an infinite series in which the terms are coefficients times successive powers of a given variable, or times products of powers of two or more variables.
[1890–95]
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 Noun 1 power series - the sum of terms containing successively higher integral powers of a variableseries - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
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