- Also called successive approximation. a problem-solving or computational method in which a succession of approximations, each building on the one preceding, is used to achieve a desired degree of accuracy.
- an instance of the use of this method.
- a repetition of a statement or statements in a program.
- a different version of an existing data set, software program, hardware device, etc.: A new iteration of the data will be released next month.
Examples from the Web for iteration
Now Carter and Knight are in their third iteration of a boy band, of sorts.'Nick & Knight': Nick Carter and Jordan Knight Are Your New Boy Band Power Couple|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the Iranian iteration, one event allowed customers to congregate with a local dining in Iran.Eating With The Enemy: Conflict Kitchen’s Political Cuisine|Justin Jones|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They began throwing up any iteration of a talent competition they could think of—who remembers Celebrity Duets?
Cole noted that “the first iteration was surprisingly delicious, but skewed a little red hot cinnamon,” said Cole.The Appeal of Cinnabon Vodka and the Rise of Flavored Vodkas|Daniel Gross|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Much of this iteration of the Man of Steel borrows from the comic books for relevance.‘Man of Steel’ Is Fun to Watch, But It’s Still a Failure. Here’s Why.|Sujay Kumar|June 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Let us, at risk of some iteration, consider some of these combustible elements.Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway
Their agents on the spot preached peace (where there was no peace, and no pretence of it) with eloquence and iteration.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
At the risk of iteration, I again urge constant mingling with people.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
Be not led astray by iteration—mistake not the familiar for the intelligible.A Logic Of Facts|George Jacob Holyoake
Again, with anything but “damnable” iteration, does Shakespeare revert to it before the close of this very scene.A Study of Shakespeare|Algernon Charles Swinburne