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Definition of iteration noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the process of repeating a mathematical or computing process, or set of instructions again and again, each time applying it to the result of the previous stage
  2. 2[countable] a new version of a piece of computer software This is a more flexible and powerful tool than previous iterations.
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