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# Recursive vs Fonts - What's the difference?

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is drawing upon itself, referring back.

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# recursive

## English

{{examples-right, sense=function, The factorial function - : $f\left(0\right) = 1$ : $f\left(n\right) = n \times f\left(n-1\right)$ where n is any natural number greater than 0}} (en adjective)
• drawing upon itself, referring back.
• The recursive nature of stories which borrow from each other
• (mathematics, not comparable) of an expression, each term of which is determined by applying a formula to preceding terms
• (computing, not comparable) of a program or function that calls itself
• (computing theory, not comparable, of a function) which can be computed by a theoretical model of a computer, in a finite amount of time
• (computing theory, not comparable, of a set) whose characteristic function is recursive (4)
• #### Hyponyms

* (of a function) primitive recursive

#### Hypernyms

* recursively enumerable

#### Derived terms

* recursive acronym * tail recursive *