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absolute convergence

noun, Mathematics
1.
the property of an infinite series in which the series formed by replacing each term in the original series with its absolute value converges.
2.
the property of a sequence of functions in which the series whose terms are the successive differences of the elements of the sequence exhibits absolute convergence.
3.
the property of an improper integral in which the integral formed by replacing the integrand by its absolute value converges.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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absolute convergence
  (āb'sə-lt')   
The mathematical property by which the sums of the absolute values of the terms in a series converge.
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