apery


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apery

(ˈeɪpərɪ)
n, pl -eries
imitative behaviour; mimicry

Apery

 a collection or colony of apes.
Example: more apish than all the ages of all aperies—Kingsley, 1862.
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Noun1.apery - the act of mimickingapery - the act of mimicking; imitative behavior
personation, impersonation - imitating the mannerisms of another person
parody, mockery, takeoff - humorous or satirical mimicry
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The Apery set of a [not equal to] 0 in S is defined as Ap(S, a) = {x [member of] S|x - a [not member of] S}.
There is a vast literature in number theory analysing the modular congruences of famous sequences (Pascal triangle, Fibonacci, Catalan, Motzkin, Apery numbers, see Deutsch and Sagan (2006); Xin and Xu (2011); Rowland and Zeilberger (2014); Kauers et al.
Apery, a French mathematician, proved that the number [zeta](3) is irrational.
Above all, it is the Sitwells who represent for Lewis the meaning of Apery.
Francois Apery of the University of Upper Alsace in Mulhouse, France, has now captured the essence of the process, known as sphere eversion, in a surprisingly simple model.