Definition of Iteration in English :

Define Iteration in English

Iteration meaning in English

Meaning of Iteration in English

Pronunciation of Iteration in English

Iteration pronunciation in English

Pronounce Iteration in English


see synonyms of iteration


1. iteration, loop

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated

Example Sentences:
'the solution took hundreds of iterations'

2. iteration, looping

(computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained

Example Sentences:
'the solution is obtained by iteration'

3. iteration

doing or saying again; a repeated performance

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of iteration
an iterating or being iterated; repetition
something iterated

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of iteration
1. The act or an instance of iterating; repetition.
2. A form, adaption, or version of something: the latest iteration of a popular app.
3. Mathematics A computational procedure in which a cycle of operations is repeated, often to approximate the desired result more closely.
4. Computers
a. The process of repeating a set of instructions a specified number of times or until a specific result is achieved.
b. One cycle of a set of instructions to be repeated: After ten iterations, the program exited the loop.

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