iteration

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noun it·er·a·tion \ˌi-tə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of iteration

  1. 1 :  the action or a process of iterating or repeating: such asa :  a procedure in which repetition of a sequence of operations yields results successively closer to a desired resultb :  the repetition of a sequence of computer instructions a specified number of times or until a condition is met — compare recursion

  2. 2 :  one execution of a sequence of operations or instructions in an iteration

  3. 3 :  version, incarnation <the latest iteration of the operating system>

Examples of iteration in a sentence

  1. <your constant iteration of the same piddling complaints is wearing thin>

15th Century

First Known Use of iteration

15th century

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