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.
- Recursive subroutine
noun 1. (computing) a subroutine that can call itself as part of its execution
- Recursive type
A data type which contains itself. The commonest example is the list type, in Haskell: data List a = Nil | Cons a (List a) which says a list of a’s is either an empty list or a cons cell containing an ‘a’ (the “head” of the list) and another list (the “tail”). Recursion is […]
adjective 1. bent back or backward; recurved. adjective 1. (rare) bent back
recurvation re·cur·va·tion (rē’kər-vā’shən) n. A backward bending or flexure. re·cur’vate’ (rĭ-kûr’vāt’, -vĭt) adj.