Meaning of RECURSION in English

RECURSION

n. 1 the act or an instance of returning. 2 Math. the repeated application of a procedure or definition to a previous result to obtain a series of values. recursion formula Math. an expression giving successive terms of a series etc. recursive adj.

[ LL recursio (as RECUR) ]

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