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1. To come back; to return again or repeatedly; to come again to mind. When any word has been used to signify an idea, the old idea will recur in the mind when the word is heard. (I. Watts)

2. To occur at a stated interval, or according to some regular rule; as, the fever will recur to-night.

3. To resort; to have recourse; to go for help. If, to avoid succession in eternal existence, they recur to the punctum stans of the schools, they will thereby very little help us to a more positive idea of infinite duration.

(Science: mathematics) (locke) Recurring decimal, an algebraic series in which the coefficients of the several terms can be expressed by means of certain preceding coefficients and constants in one uniform manner.

Origin: L. Recurrere; pref.re- re- _ currere to run. See Current.

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