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Fourier series

noun

Definition of FOURIER SERIES

:  an infinite series in which the terms are constants multiplied by sine or cosine functions of integer multiples of the variable and which is used in the analysis of periodic functions

Origin of FOURIER SERIES

Baron J.B.J. Fourier
First Known Use: 1877

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