alternating

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alternating

  1. Present participle of alternate.

Adjective[edit]

alternating (comparative more alternating, superlative most alternating)

  1. that alternates
  2. (mathematics, of a knot) Having a planar diagram whose crossings alternate between "over" and "under" as one travels along the knot.
  3. (mathematics, of a series) Having terms that alternate between positive and negative.

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