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recursive definition
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noun
,
Logic.
1.
a definition consisting of a set of rules such that by repeated application of the rules the meaning of the definiendum is uniquely determined in terms of ideas that are already familiar.
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1935-1940
1935-40
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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