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.

Phrases and idioms:

recursion formula Math. an expression giving successive terms of a series etc.

Derivatives:

recursive adj.

Etymology: LL recursio (as RECUR)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.