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

recursively

adverb

recursiveness

noun

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1934

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