Definition of Progression

1. Noun. A series with a definite pattern of advance.

Exact synonyms: Patterned Advance
Generic synonyms: Series
Specialized synonyms: Arithmetic Progression, Geometric Progression, Harmonic Progression

2. Noun. A movement forward. "He listened for the progress of the troops"
Exact synonyms: Advance, Progress
Generic synonyms: Change Of Location, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Head, Headway
Derivative terms: Advance, Advance, Progress

3. Noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Definition of Progression

1. n. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.

Definition of Progression

1. Noun. The act of moving from one thing to another. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant. ¹

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Definition of Progression

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Progression

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Literary usage of Progression

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A College Algebra by Henry Burchard Fine (1904)
"Prove that if a, 6, c are in harmonical progression, then a :c = a — b-.b — c. ... To find any particular term of an harmonical progression, we obtain the ..."

2. The Material Used in Musical Composition: A System of Harmony Designed by Percy Goetschius (1913)
"A progression is chromatic when the same letter is inflected upward or downward ... This test proves that every chromatic progression is actually a leap of ..."

3. An Introduction to Algebra: Being the First Part of a Course of Mathematics by Jeremiah Day, Anthony Dumond Stanley (1859)
"The sum of three numbers in arithmetical progression is 15; and the sum of the squares of the two extremes is 58. What are the numbers ? Prob. 4. ..."

4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The aim of the study was to evaluate risk factors for the development and progression of diabetic nephropathy. For this purpose, a reliable method of ..."

5. Algebra: An Elementary Text-book, for the Higher Classes of Secondary by George Chrystal (1904)
"This is expressed by saying that the progression becomes asymptotic as we ... But the second condition shows that progression also becomes asymptotic as we ..."

6. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"If possible the interest introduced into the Rhythm should be progressive." * progression "Besides the Sequences of Continuation and ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, Theodora Kimball Hubbard (1917)
"progression "Besides the Sequences of Continuation and of Repetition which give us the sense of Harmony and the Sequences of Repetitions in Alternations ..."

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