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GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does geometric progression mean? 

GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION (noun)
  The noun GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION has 1 sense:

1. (mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term

  Familiarity information: GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION used as a noun is very rare.


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GEOMETRIC PROGRESSION (noun)


Sense 1geometric progression [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

1-4-16-64-256- is the start of a geometric progression

Hypernyms ("geometric progression" is a kind of...):

patterned advance; progression (a series with a definite pattern of advance)

Domain category:

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)


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