Meaning of “iteration” in the English Dictionary

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"iteration" in British English

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iterationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪt.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɪt̬.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

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.

specialized mathematics, computing an amount that you get when you use a mathematical rule several times

(Definition of “iteration” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)