nonterminating decimal

[ non-tur-muh-ney-ting des-uh-muhl ]
/ nɒnˈtɜr məˌneɪ tɪŋ ˈdɛs ə məl /

noun Mathematics.

a decimal numeral that does not end in an infinite sequence of zeros (contrasted with terminating decimal).

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Also called infinite decimal.

Origin of nonterminating decimal

1905–10; non- + terminating
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