(Ecol.) The slow, regular sequence of changes in the regional development of communities of plants and associated animals, culminating in a climax characteristic of a specific geographical environment

(Basketball) A successful shot that, despite a foul, is made with a single continuous motion beginning before the foul, and that is therefore valid in certain forms of basketball.

(Music) A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.

Find another word for progressions. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for progressions, like: advances, progresses, advancements, processions, successions, strings, stages, sequences, orders, improvements and growths.

In mathematics, he was the first to draw up a methodical treatment of mechanics with the aid of geometry; he first distinguished harmonic progression from arithmetical and geometrical progressions.

The Liber abaci, which fills 459 printed pages, contains the most perfect methods of calculating with whole numbers and with fractions, practice, extraction of the square and cube roots, proportion, chain rule, finding of proportional parts, averages, progressions, even compound interest, just as in the completest mercantile arithmetics of our days.

(iii.) Scales of Notation lead, by considering, e.g., how to express in the scale of to a number whose expression in the scale of 8 is 2222222, to (iv.) Geometrical Progressions.

The word " sequence," as defined in ï¿½ 58 (i.), includes progressions such as the arithmetical and geometrical progressions, and, generally, the succession of terms of a series.

The work which involves arithmetic progressions is Hypsicles ' On the Ascension of Stars.