Geometrical progression

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Related to Geometrical progression: harmonic progression
See under Progression, Proportion and Ratio.

See also: Geometric

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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That's geometrical progression - you know how that piles up.
Only when we have admitted the conception of the infinitely small, and the resulting geometrical progression with a common ratio of one tenth, and have found the sum of this progression to infinity, do we reach a solution of the problem.
The mob multiplied in geometrical progression. Soon I had thousands, arms raised, about to assault me in unison.
This, obviously, is one of the reasons why the unemployment figure continues to rise in geometrical progression.
Mr Akintola, an architect by profession, who was at the just concluded Osun-Osogbo festival, told newsmen at the event that he noticed that the development of Osun State has been in 'Arithmetic' progression whereas the State could be at par with other states whose development is in Geometrical progression.
It is mindboggling to see how their wealth has multiplied by geometrical progression. Whenever any good thing happens in Pakistan our so-called liberals start a campaign of vilification against the judiciary and the army.
My memory of progression mathematics such as logarithmic, as opposed to exponential, or geometrical progression is fuzzy, as is my logic, (gettit?).
The number of CNG rickshaws in Karachi has grown in geometrical progression, because of informal financing.
With the population of the mega city growing in geometrical progression, the drop in the subsoil water may experience a sharp increase in proportion with the increase in the population.
He also downplayed reform efforts of al-Attabani, saying "we are all reformists" and stressed that the NCP is attracting large numbers of new members, saying that their numbers are multiplying by a geometrical progression. Last April, the NCP sacked al-Attabani from his position as the head of its bloc in parliament.
On the occasion Director Marwah Studio Sandeep Marwah Said there is a geometrical progression in the form and content of the films made by the students.
The natural levels [X.sup.u.sub.k], of the variables are in geometrical progression, whereas the codified ones are in arithmetical progression.

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