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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Main Entry:  recursively
Part of Speech:  adj, adv
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Example sentences
In other words, the end-user's payments are recursively distributed through the producer-consumer hierarchy.
If you ever need to drill down through a directory recursively, this code will do it.
The program works by recursively finding strong anchors from the collection of maximal matches in the sequences.
He presented an alternative approach to recursion theory using graphs of recursive functions as recursively enumerable sets.
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