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recurring decimal

noun
1.
Mathematics, repeating decimal.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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recurring decimal

noun
1.
a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point Also called circulating decimal, repeating decimal
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recurring decimal in Science
recurring decimal
  (rĭ-kûr'ĭng)   
See repeating decimal.
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