- 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.
Origin of recursive
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Examples from the Web for recursiveness
But I feel like films are uniquely suited towards addressing paradox, recursiveness, and worlds-within-worlds.Christopher Nolan Uncut: On ‘Interstellar,’ Ben Affleck’s Batman, and the Future of Mankind
November 10, 2014
Word Origin and History for recursiveness
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