a decimal numeral that, after a certain point, consists of a group of one or more digits repeated ad infinitum, as 2.33333 …. or 23.0218181818 ….
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- repeat oneself,
- repeating firearm,
Origin of repeating decimal
First recorded in 1765–75
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another name for recurring decimal
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A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, such as 0.353535 …
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