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recursive

adjective re·cur·sive \ri-ˈkər-siv\

Definition of RECURSIVE

1
:  of, relating to, or involving recursion <a recursive function in a computer program>
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting a procedure that can repeat itself indefinitely <a recursive rule in a grammar>
re·cur·sive·ly adverb
re·cur·sive·ness noun

First Known Use of RECURSIVE

1934

Other Computer-Related Terms

adware, flash, kludge, phishing, router

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