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PROGRESSION. That state of a business which is neither the commencement nor the end. Some act done after the matter has commenced and before it is completed. Plowd. 343. Vide Consummation; Inception.

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Moore is known for his famous prediction, "Moore's Law," which forecasts the geometric progression of semiconductor performance.
In this paper, we extend the idea to sequences in geometric progression.
Some of their works deal with simple geometric progressions, but the most interesting pieces are the two video installations.
The geometric progressions of the choreography resonated in the design of a silver bridge that bisected the back of the stage.