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re·cur

 (rĭ-kûr′)
intr.v. re·curred, re·cur·ring, re·curs
1. To happen or occur again or repeatedly: The pain recurred after eating.
2. To return to one's attention or memory: The thought recurred to her late at night.
3. To return in thought or discourse: He recurred to the subject right after dinner.
4. Archaic To have recourse; resort: "When ... direct taxes are not necessary, they will not be recurred to" (James Madison).

[Latin recurrere : re-, re- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

re·cur′rence n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.recurring - coming back; "a revenant ghost"
continual - occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series; "the continual banging of the shutters"
Translations
opakující se
tilbagevendende
toistuvajaksollinen
povratni
繰り返し発生する
다시 발생하는
återkommande
เกิดซ้ำๆ
tái diễn

recurring

[rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ]
A. ADJ (Math) 3.3333 recurring3,3 periódico puro
B. CPD recurring decimal Ndecimal m periódico

recurring

[rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ] adj
[illness, symptoms, problem] → récurrent(e); [dream, nightmare] → récurrent(e); [theme, image] → récurrent(e); [thought] → qui revient; [pattern] → qui se répète
(MATHEMATICS)périodique

recurring

adj attr
(Math) four point nine three recurringvier Komma neun Periode drei

recurring

[rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ] adj (Math) → periodico/a

recurring

مُتَكَرِّر opakující se tilbagevendende wiederkehrend επαναλαμβανόμενος recurrente toistuva récurrent povratni ricorrente 繰り返し発生する 다시 발생하는 terugkomend periodisk powracający recorrente повторяющийся återkommande เกิดซ้ำๆ yinelenen tái diễn 反复出现的
References in classic literature ?
Towards Phoebe, as we have said, she was affectionate, --far tenderer than ever before, in their brief acquaintance, except for that one kiss on the preceding night,--yet with a Continually recurring pettishness and irritability.
but, besides the application to him of the generic remark above, this carpenter of the Pequod was singularly efficient in those thousand nameless mechanical emergencies continually recurring in a large ship, upon a three or four years' voyage, in uncivilized and far-distant seas.
There seems to be something hypnotic about this, with its endlessly recurring dominant.
To have a great gang of seven hundred, whom I could not know personally, or feel any individual interest in, bought and driven, housed, fed, worked like so many horned cattle, strained up to military precision,--the question of how little of life's commonest enjoyments would keep them in working order being a constantly recurring problem,--the necessity of drivers and overseers,--the ever-necessary whip, first, last, and only argument,--the whole thing was insufferably disgusting and loathsome to me; and when I thought of my mothcr's estimate of one poor human soul, it became even frightful!
Before I recovered sufficiently to see and hear, it began to be dawn, and, Nelly, I'll tell you what I thought, and what has kept recurring and recurring till I feared for my reason.
We achieved the rest of our journey pleasantly, sometimes recurring to Doctors' Commons, and anticipating the distant days when I should be a proctor there, which Steerforth pictured in a variety of humorous and whimsical lights, that made us both merry.
Although I saw him every day, it was for only a short time; hence, the regularly recurring spaces of our separation were long enough to record on his face any slight changes that occurred in his physical state.
It's a Bible name," said Silas, old ideas recurring.
For, as his presence interrupted the discourse between the lady and her favourite attendant upon the gallantry and fate of Wilfred, Elgitha, failed not to revenge both her mistress and herself, by recurring to the overthrow of Athelstane in the lists, the most disagreeable subject which could greet the ears of Cedric.
Were an answer to this question to be sought, not by recurring to principles, but in the application of the term by political writers, to the constitution of different States, no satisfactory one would ever be found.
For ten years he had been the butt of the village, beaten and stoned by the women and children, cut and slashed and disfigured by the warriors; a victim of often recurring fevers of the most malignant variety.
I know, anyway, that I will not be put off with a compromise, with a recurring zero, simply because it is consistent with the laws of nature and actually exists.