Meaning of RECURSION in English
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.
Etymology: LL recursio (as RECUR)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012