Progression

Definition of Progression

Pro`gres´sion
n.1.
1.The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
2.Course; passage; lapse or process of time.
I hope, in a short progression, you will be wholly immerged in the delices and joys of religion.
- Evelyn.
3.(Math.) Regular or proportional advance in increase or decrease of numbers; continued proportion, arithmetical, geometrical, or harmonic.
4.(Mus.) A regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a piece from key to key.
Arithmetical progression
a progression in which the terms increase or decrease by equal differences, as the numbers 2, 4, 6, 8, 1010, 8, 6, 4, 2

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