- cauchy sequence
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*noun***Usage:**usually capitalized C**Etymology:**after Augustin-Louis*Cauchy*died 1857 French mathematician**:**a sequence of elements in a metric space such that for any positive number no matter how small there exists a term in the sequence for which the distance between any two consecutive or nonconsecutive terms beyond this term is less than an arbitrarily small positive numberthe sequence 1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, …, 1/n, … is a

*Cauchy sequence** * *

*Math.*See**fundamental sequence**.[named after A. L. CAUCHY]

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