[ ri-kur-siv ]
/ rɪˈkɜr sɪv /
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pertaining to or using a rule or procedure that can be applied repeatedly.
Mathematics, Computers. pertaining to or using the mathematical process of recursion: a recursive function; a recursive procedure.
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OTHER WORDS FROM recursivere·cur·sive·ly, adverbre·cur·sive·ness, noun
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It may have been difficult to see from Dean’s or Michael’s drawings, but there was a recursive nature to the diagram of states.