Meaning of nonterminating decimal

non•ter'mi•nat•ing dec'imal

Pronunciation: (non-tûr'mu-nā"ting), [key]
— Math. Math.
  1. a decimal numeral that does not end in an infinite sequence of zeros (contrasted with terminating decimal). Also called
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