nonterminating

adjective non·ter·mi·nat·ing \ ˌnän-ˈtər-mə-ˌnā-tiŋ \

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

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