# geometric series

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## geometric series

*n.*

A series whose terms form a geometric progression, such as

*a + ax*+*ax*^{2}+*ax*^{3}+ ....American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

## geometric series

*n*

(Mathematics) a geometric progression written as a sum, as in 1 + 2 + 4 + 8

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## ge′omet′ric se′ries

*n.*

**1.**an infinite series of the form,

*c*+

*cx*+

*cx*

^{2}+

*cx*

^{3}+ …, where

*c*and

*x*are real numbers.

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Noun | 1. | geometric series - a geometric progression written as a sumseries - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions |

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