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Definition of recurring decimal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

recurring decimal

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(also repeating decimal) (mathematics)
 
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a decimal fraction in which the same figure or group of figures is repeated for ever, for example 3.999… The recurring decimal 3.999… is also described as 3.9 recurring.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: recurring decimal