nonterminating-decimal

nonterminating decimal

[non-tur-muh-ney-ting]
noun Mathematics.
a decimal numeral that does not end in an infinite sequence of zeros (contrasted with terminating decimal ).
Also called infinite decimal.


Origin:
1905–10; non- + terminating

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