telescopic series

telescopic series

[¦tel·ə‚skäp·ik ′sir‚ēz]
(mathematics)
The series whose n th term is 1/[(k + n- 1) (k + n)] = [1/(k + n- 1)] - [1/(k + n)], where k is not zero or a negative integer, and whose sum is 1/ k.
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The Theam Telescopic Series, TLS and TLD, have a (S) single or (D) double telescoping section(s) to increase pouring range from any one point with their respective in or out ranges, 35 to 52 ft.
The construction project includes, inter alia, the following measures - 3 telescopic stages, each with ca.11,00 m length, 6 telescopic series with benches,incl.