verb (used without object), recurred, recurring.
to occur again, as an event, experience, etc.
to return to the mind:
The idea kept recurring.
to come up again for consideration, as a question.
to have recourse.
verb (intransitive) -curs, -curring, -curred
to happen again, esp at regular intervals
(of a thought, idea, etc) to come back to the mind
(of a problem, etc) to come up again
(maths) (of a digit or group of digits) to be repeated an infinite number of times at the end of a decimal fraction
recur re·cur (rĭ-kûr’)
v. re·curred, re·cur·ring, re·curs
To happen, come up, or show up again or repeatedly.
To return to one’s attention or memory.
- Recurrence relation
mathematics An equation that defines each element of a sequence in terms of one or more earlier elements. E.g. The Fibonacci sequence, X = 1 X = 1 X[n] = X[n-1] + X[n-2] Some recurrence relations can be converted to “closed form” where X[n] is defined purely in terms of n, without reference to earlier […]
- Recurrence risk
recurrence risk n. Risk that a disease will occur elsewhere in a pedigree, given that at least one member of the pedigree exhibits the disease.
adjective 1. that recurs; occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically. 2. Anatomy. turned back so as to run in a reverse direction, as a nerve, artery, branch, etc. adjective 1. happening or tending to happen again or repeatedly 2. (anatomy) (of certain nerves, branches of vessels, etc) turning back, so as to run […]
- Recurrent aphthous ulcers
recurrent aphthous ulcers pl.n. See canker sore.