infinite loop

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n.1.(Computers) a series of instructions in a computer program which, when executed, cause a cyclic repetition of the same instructions, with no other action by the program, for as long as the program continues to be executed, or the loop is interrupted by some external action.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This is evidenced by the parents puzzling their way out of the Infinite Loops and grandparents standing inside soap bubbles.
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It also examines the possibility of errors in the function of the software such as infinite loops and division by zero.
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