Recurring

[ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈɜː_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ], [ɹɪkˈɜːɹɪŋ], [ɹɪkˈɜːɹɪŋ]

Definitions of Recurring:

  1.   Applied to that portion of a decimal fraction which repeats itself in the same order of figures- more usually called circulating decimals. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   Returning again. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for Recurring:

  1. I had found myself a new mission- and once more my recurring dilemma between corporate commercial needs and personal scientific ambitions was solved unexpectedly. – James W. Black
  2. I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too! – Tracy Chapman
  3. I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time. – Keir Dullea
  4. That's what noir feels like to me. It feels like some kind of recurring dream, with very strong archetypes operating. You know, the guilty girl being pursued, falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time. – Brian De Palma
  5. Well, I had nightmares when I was doing the Klan story all the time. I had a recurring nightmare of basically being exposed as a Jew inside the Klan compound. – Jon Ronson

Usage examples for Recurring:

  1. The sight of her, so black and broken, of so daily recurring a patience, of such frequent deliberate brightening for the sake of her children, kept Mr. Twist, as he grew up, from those thoughts which sometimes occur to young men and have to do with curves and dimples. ” – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. The recurring misgivings bred of intense excitement. ” – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  3. “ A murmur, always drowned out but incessantly recurring ran: What about Father and Mother? ” – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  4. And what is worse, resumed Bessie, recurring to the mischievous pig, as if it wasn't enough that the elder lost all his chickens, but some evil- minded people must go and get into the church, and put a coop full of poor little fowls on the pulpit. ” – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  5. It will not do to pretend that none of these three men belong to their own nation; but it is true that they belonged to one special, though recurring type of that nation. ” – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. Her greatest enemy could not have inflicted upon her a more cruel pang; and one constantly- recurring question kept repeating itself: " What would he say to me now?" ” – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  7. These quaint lines have been running in my head at intervals through nearly all my outer life, like an oft- recurring burden in an endless ballad- sadly monotonous, alas! ” – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  8. “ I must ask pardon for so often recurring to Mr. Calhoun's great " inland sea." ” – Eight days in New Orleans in February, 1847 by Albert James Pickett
  9. Recurring to her now, she knew again how broken- hearted sad it was, and knew again it ought to move, but did not. ” – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  10. But I have a recurring dream of such a man, whose face I never saw elsewhere. ” – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson

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