recurring

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Verb[edit]

recurring

  1. present participle of recur

Adjective[edit]

recurring

  1. Happening or occurring frequently, with repetition.
    He has recurring asthma attacks.
    Revenge is a recurring theme in this novel.
  2. (mathematics) Of a decimal: having a set of digits that is repeated indefinitely.
    Every rational number can be written as either a terminating decimal or a recurring decimal.

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Noun[edit]

recurring (plural recurrings)

  1. A recurrence; a coming round again.
    • 2009, Martin E. Marty, A Cry of Absence: Reflections for the Winter of the Heart (page 21)
      Winter, here, is a dimension of all reality, not one-fourth of the spiritual year's endless recurrings.