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 ….
another name for recurring decimal
A decimal in which a pattern of one or more digits is repeated indefinitely, such as 0.353535 …
noun 1. a firearm capable of discharging a number of shots without reloading.
- Repeating group
database Any attribute that can have multiple values associated with a single instance of some entity. For example, a book might have multiple authors. Such a “-to-many” relationship might be represented in an unnormalised relational database as multiple author columns in the book table or a single author(s) column containing a string which was a […]
- Repeat loop
programming (Or “do loop”) A loop construct found in many procedural languages which repeatedly executes some instructions while a condition is true. Repeat loops are found in Perl, Pascal, BASIC and C. The initial keyword may be “repeat” or “do” and the condition may be introduced with a “while” or “until” keyword. In constrast to […]
- Repeat oneself
Express oneself in the same way or with the same words, as in Grandma forgets she has told us this story before and repeats herself over and over, or This architect tends to repeat himself—all his houses look alike. A well-known version of this idiom is the proverb History repeats itself, first recorded (in English) […]