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REPETEND;, n. [L. repetendus, repeto.] The parts of decimals continually repeated.
noun Etymology: Latin repetendus to be repeated, gerundive of repetere to repeat Date: 1874 a repeated sound, word, or phrase; specifically refrain n. 1 the recurring figures of a decimal. 2 the recurring word or phrase; a refrain.
Etymology: L repetendum (as REPEAT) Decimal Dec"i*mal, n. A number expressed in the scale of tens; specifically, and almost exclusively, used as synonymous with a decimal fraction.
Circulating, or Circulatory, decimal, a decimal fraction in which the same figure, or set of figures, is constantly repeated; as, 0.354354354; -- called also recurring decimal, repeating decimal, and repetend. Repetend Rep`e*tend (r?p`?-t?nd"), n. [L. repetendus to be repeated, fr. repetere to repeat.] (Math.) That part of a circulating decimal which recurs continually, ad infinitum: -- sometimes indicated by a dot over the first and last figures; thus, in the circulating decimal .728328328 + (otherwise .7..8...), the repetend is 283.
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