Definition of Iteration

1. Noun. (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated. "The solution took hundreds of iterations"

Exact synonyms: Loop
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Iterate



2. Noun. (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"
Exact synonyms: Looping
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Iterate

3. Noun. Doing or saying again; a repeated performance.
Generic synonyms: Repeating, Repetition
Derivative terms: Iterate

Definition of Iteration

1. n. Recital or performance a second time; repetition.

Definition of Iteration

1. Noun. Recital or performance a second time; repetition. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) the use of repetition in a computer program, especially in the form of a loop ¹

3. Noun. (computing) a single repetition of the code within such a repetitive process ¹

4. Noun. A variation of a design. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Iteration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Iteration

1. Recital or performance a second time; repetition. "What needs this iteration, woman?" (Shak) Origin: L. Iteratio. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Iteration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Geometric Computing Science: First Steps by Robert Hermann (1991)
"APPROXIMATION OF THE PICARD iteration ALGORITHM FOR ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS The Picard iteration procedure is a classical example of an iteration ..."

2. Chapters on the Metric of the Chaucerian Tradition by Albert Harp Licklider (1910)
"I. iteration AND VARIATION. The writer of a recent article,1 recognizing repetition as a necessary part of artistic structure, has given it a two-fold ..."

3. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"... conspirators in his déme to injurious and outrageous treatment, sufficient proof, judges, has, I think, been laid before you/ iteration in A striking ..."

4. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"A striking trait of Isaeus in the province of argument is iteration ; and the preference of emphasis to form which this implies is worth notice as ..."

5. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"Now we'll turn to a somewhat different problem-solving strategy, known as iteration: The iteration strategy: By doing a little bit of work first, ..."

6. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"We may note also the frequent occurrence of iteration which affects only parts ... Under this head we might again subdivide into iteration at the beginning, ..."

7. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1890)
"Thus, for iteration we say—In other words, ... The omission extends to obverse iteration likewise:— ' They shall build houses, and inhabit them; ..."

8. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"... iteration My son is dead and I am going blind, And in the Ishmael-wind of grief I tremble like a leaf; I have no mind for any word you say: My son is ..."

9. Geometric Computing Science: First Steps by Robert Hermann (1991)
"APPROXIMATION OF THE PICARD iteration ALGORITHM FOR ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS The Picard iteration procedure is a classical example of an iteration ..."

10. Chapters on the Metric of the Chaucerian Tradition by Albert Harp Licklider (1910)
"I. iteration AND VARIATION. The writer of a recent article,1 recognizing repetition as a necessary part of artistic structure, has given it a two-fold ..."

11. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"... conspirators in his déme to injurious and outrageous treatment, sufficient proof, judges, has, I think, been laid before you/ iteration in A striking ..."

12. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"A striking trait of Isaeus in the province of argument is iteration ; and the preference of emphasis to form which this implies is worth notice as ..."

13. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"Now we'll turn to a somewhat different problem-solving strategy, known as iteration: The iteration strategy: By doing a little bit of work first, ..."

14. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"We may note also the frequent occurrence of iteration which affects only parts ... Under this head we might again subdivide into iteration at the beginning, ..."

15. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1890)
"Thus, for iteration we say—In other words, ... The omission extends to obverse iteration likewise:— ' They shall build houses, and inhabit them; ..."

16. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"... iteration My son is dead and I am going blind, And in the Ishmael-wind of grief I tremble like a leaf; I have no mind for any word you say: My son is ..."

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