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.