Meaning of RECURSIVE in English

RECURSIVE

adj.

Pronunciation: ri- ' k ə r-siv

Function: adjective

Date: 1934

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>

– re · cur · sive · ly adverb

– re · cur · sive · ness noun

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