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Topic: COMPUTERS

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of iterare, from iterum 'again'

iterate

verb
     
it‧e‧rate [transitive]
1TD if a computer iterates, it goes through a set of instructions before going through them for a second time
2 formal to say or do something again
iteration noun [uncountable and countable]
iterative adjective [only before noun]
iterative processes
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