- 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.
Origin of iteration
Examples from the Web for iteration
Contemporary Examples of 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
September 4, 2014
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
July 30, 2014
They began throwing up any iteration of a talent competition they could think of—who remembers Celebrity Duets?7 Ways ‘American Idol’ Revolutionized TV
January 14, 2014
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
November 22, 2013
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.
June 15, 2013
Historical Examples of iteration
We all grow so weary with the iteration of even the best of truths!
It was as if the iteration of that charge stung him out of his chill anger.The Convert
Let us, at risk of some iteration, consider some of these combustible elements.Demonology and Devil-lore
Moncure Daniel Conway
The iteration of his speech is like the dripping of water upon the heads of the condemned.Iconoclasts
And with every iteration, the thrill in her voice seemed to deepen.Angel Island
Inez Haynes Gillmore
late 15c., from Latin iterationem (nominative iteratio) "repetition," noun of action from past participle stem of iterare "do again, repeat," from iterum "again," from PIE *i-tero-, from pronomial root *i- (see yon).