nonterminating

adjective
non·​ter·​mi·​nat·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈtər-mə-ˌnā-tiŋ How to pronounce nonterminating (audio) \

Definition of nonterminating

: not terminating or ending especially : being a decimal for which there is no place to the right of the decimal point such that all places farther to the right contain the entry 0 ¹/₃ gives the nonterminating decimal .33333 …

First Known Use of nonterminating

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonterminating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonterminating. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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