iteration

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin iterātiō, from iterō.

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Noun[edit]

iteration (plural iterations)

  1. Recital or performance a second time; repetition.
  2. A variation or version.
    The architect drafted several iterations of the floorplan before deciding on his final design.
    • 2014, "Jazz at Lincoln Center", Radio New Zealand Schedule for Saturday 6th December [1]
      Still going strong in his ninth decade, Wein celebrates his 88th birthday behind the piano accompanied by the latest iteration of his band, the Newport All-Stars, featuring tenor saxophonist [...]
  3. (computing) the use of repetition in a computer program, especially in the form of a loop
  4. (computing) a single repetition of the code within such a repetitive process
    The code calculates the appropriate value at each iteration.

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