Dictionary.com
Word
of the
Day
Translate
Games
Blog
Thesaurus.com
Favorites
Dictionary.com
Thesaurus.com
My Account
Log Out
Log In
Try Our Apps
definitions
definitions
synonyms
translations
Follow @dictionarycom
follow Dictionary.com
Is irregardless a word?
Favorite Button
CITE
Translate
Facebook
Share
Twitter
Tweet
Google+
Share
recursion formula
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a formula for determining the next term of a sequence from one or more of the preceding terms.
Expand
Also called
recurrence formula
.
Origin of
recursion formula
Expand
1925-1930
1925-30
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Decode the pieces of our favorite...
Know These 9 Commonly Confused...
Uncover the mysteries of the marks...
Eight Election Words That Will Fit...
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
Apostrophes 101
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
recursion formula
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
recursion
0
14
Scrabble
Words With Friends
Nearby words for recursion formula
recurring decimal
recurring digital fibroma of childhood
recurringly
recurse
recursion
recursion formula
recursion theory
recursive
recursive acronym
recursive definition
recursive descent parser
Quiz Survey