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noun Mathematics.

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
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British Dictionary definitions for harmonic progression

harmonic progression

noun

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

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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