• Definition for "circulating decimal"
  • Hypernym for "circulating decimal"

circulating decimal definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • See Decimal.
    • See Decimal.
  • noun:
    • a decimal fraction when the same figure, or group of numbers, is constantly duplicated; since, 0.354354354; -- called also continual decimal, repeating decimal, and repetend.
    • a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats it self indefinitely
    • a decimal fraction in which the same figure, or pair of figures, is consistently repeated; since, 0.354354354; -- called in addition recurring decimal, saying decimal, and repetend.
    • a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely
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