**recurring decimal** — ► NOUN ▪ a decimal fraction in which a figure or group of figures is repeated indefinitely, as in 0.666 … … English terms dictionary

**recurring decimal** — n. REPEATING DECIMAL … English World dictionary

**recurring decimal** — noun a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely • Syn: ↑circulating decimal, ↑repeating decimal • Hypernyms: ↑decimal fraction, ↑decimal * * * reˌcurring ˈdecimal [recurring decimal] … Useful english dictionary

**Recurring decimal** — Recur Re*cur (r?*k?r ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Recurred} ( k?rd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recurring}.] [L. recurrere; pref. re re + currere to run. See {Current}.] 1. To come back; to return again or repeatedly; to come again to mind. [1913 Webster] When … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**recurring decimal** — /rəˌkɜrɪŋ ˈdɛsəməl / (say ruh.kerring desuhmuhl) noun Mathematics a decimal which eventually recurs. The recurring digits are indicated by a bar or dots above them … Australian English dictionary

**recurring decimal** — infinite decimal, decimal comprised of a series of digits which repeat infinitely … English contemporary dictionary

**recurring decimal** — noun Date: 1801 repeating decimal … New Collegiate Dictionary

**recurring decimal** — Math. See repeating decimal. [1795 1805] * * * … Universalium

**recurring decimal** — noun a decimal fraction in which a figure or group of figures is repeated indefinitely, as in 0.666 … … English new terms dictionary

**recurring decimal** — recur′ring dec′imal n. math. repeating decimal • Etymology: 1795–1805 … From formal English to slang