a series of numbers the reciprocals of which are in arithmetic progression.
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Origin of harmonic progression
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby harmonic progression
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British Dictionary definitions for harmonic progression
a sequence of numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, as 1, 1/2, 1/3, …
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Scientific definitions for harmonic progression
A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, such as 1, 13, 15, 17, .... and so on.
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