d'Alembert

noun

d'A·​lem·​bert ˈda-ləm-ˌber How to pronounce d'Alembert (audio)
ˌdä-läⁿ-ˈber
: a system of betting in which the player increases the stake by one unit each time a bet is lost and decreases the stake by one unit each time a bet is won

called also progressive system

Word History

Etymology

after Jean LeRond d'Alembert †1783 French mathematician

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“D'Alembert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/d%27Alembert. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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