a series of numbers the reciprocals of which are in arithmetic progression.
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- harmonic law,
- harmonic mean,
- harmonic minor scale,
- harmonic motion,
- harmonic oscillator,
- harmonic series,
- harmonic suture,
- harmonic tone,
Origin of harmonic progression
First recorded in 1865–70
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a sequence of numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, as 1, 1/2, 1/3, …
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A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, such as 1, 13, 15, 17, .... and so on.
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