See recursion.

by Anonymous December 05, 2002

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Buy the mugSee 'recursion.'

by Fibonacci12358 May 22, 2009

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One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mugActually, recursion also includes a situation where B follows A and A follows B right back. Also, recursion doesn't have to be infinite. So there you go, that's your geek lesson for today.

A vicious circle uses recursion. Recursion exemplifies a vicious circle.

Recursion is not in common usage as far as I know. The whole entry is a joke (duh...)

Recursion is not in common usage as far as I know. The whole entry is a joke (duh...)

by SirReal June 20, 2006

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Recursion occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself or of its type. Recursion is used in a variety of disciplines ranging from linguistics to logic. The most common application of recursion is in mathematics and computer science, where a function being defined is applied within its own definition. While this apparently defines an infinite number of instances (function values), it is often done in such a way that no loop or infinite chain of references can occur. Recursion can also describe a person of higher standing who, upon introduction, strikes thoughts along the lines of "How did he get there?"

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by MadderoftheFew August 07, 2017

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Recursion is the repeated application of a recursive procedure or definition.

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Recursion is the repeated application of a recursive procedure or definition.

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by DerpGuyDICTIONARY May 26, 2017