2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Iteration \It'er*a"tion\, noun [L. iteratio.]

1. Recital or performance a second time; repetition. --Bacon.

What needs this iteration, woman? --Shak.

2. (Computers) The execution of a statement or series of statements in a loop which is repeated in a computer program; as, at each iteration, the counter is incremented by 2. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations" [syn: {iteration}, {loop}]

2: (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained; "the solution is obtained by iteration" [syn: {iteration}, {looping}]

3: doing or saying again; a repeated performance

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