Re cursive

recursive

[ri-kur-siv]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or using a rule or procedure that can be applied repeatedly.
2.
Mathematics, Computers. pertaining to or using the mathematical process of recursion: a recursive function; a recursive procedure.

Origin:
1935–40; recurs(ion) + -ive

recursively, adverb
recursiveness, noun
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recursive

adjective
of or relating to a recursion 
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