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Noun: iteration  ,i-tu'rey-shun
  1. (computing) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
    "the solution took hundreds of iterations";
    - loop
  2. (computing) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
    "the solution is obtained by iteration";
    - looping
  3. Doing or saying again; a repeated performance

Derived forms: iterations

Type of: physical process, process, repeating, repetition

Encyclopedia: Iteration