Iteration definition

ĭtə-rāshən
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A form, adaption, or version of something.

The latest iteration of a popular app.

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The act or an instance of iterating; repetition.
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(mathematics) A computational procedure in which a cycle of operations is repeated, often to approximate the desired result more closely.
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The definition of iteration is a new version of computer software, or the repetition of some word or process.

Version 2.0 of a piece of computer software is an example of a new iteration.

A scientific test process repeated for a second time is an example of a second iteration.

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One cycle of a set of instructions to be repeated.

After ten iterations, the program exited the loop.

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An iterating or being iterated; repetition.
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Recital or performance a second time; repetition.
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The process of repeating a set of instructions a specified number of times or until a specific result is achieved.
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Something iterated.
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(computing) The use of repetition in a computer program, especially in the form of a loop.
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(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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A variation of a design.

The architect drafted several iterations of the floorplan before deciding on his final design.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
iteration
Plural:
iterations

Origin of iteration

  • From Latin iterātiō, from iterō.

    From Wiktionary