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English definition of “iteration”

iteration

noun [C or U]     /ˌɪt.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/
formal the process of doing something again and again, usually to improve it, or one of the times you do it: the repetition and iteration that goes on in designing something The software is on its fifth iteration.Repeating an action specialized mathematics, computing an amount that you get when you use a mathematical rule several times Numerical relationshipsRepeating an action
(Definition of iteration noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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