iterative

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it·er·a·tion

 (ĭt′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of iterating; repetition.
2. A form, adaption, or version of something: the latest iteration of a popular app.
3. Mathematics A computational procedure in which a cycle of operations is repeated, often to approximate the desired result more closely.
4. Computers
a. The process of repeating a set of instructions a specified number of times or until a specific result is achieved.
b. One cycle of a set of instructions to be repeated: After ten iterations, the program exited the loop.

it′er·a·tive adj.
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iterative

(ˈɪtərətɪv)
adj
1. repetitious or frequent
2. (Mathematics) maths logic another word for recursive. See recursive
3. (Grammar) grammar another word for frequentative
ˈiteratively adv
ˈiterativeness n
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it•er•a•tive

(ˈɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv)

adj.
1. repeating; making repetition; repetitious.
[1480–90; < Late Latin]
it′er•a`tive•ly, adv.
it′er•a`tive•ness, n.
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iterative

Another word for frequentative.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iterative - the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action
aspect - the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
Adj.1.iterative - marked by iteration
repetitious, repetitive - characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"
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iterative

adjective
Characterized by repetition:
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Translations

iterative

[ˈɪtərətɪv]
A. ADJiterativo
B. CPD iterative statement N (Comput) → sentencia f iterativa
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iterative

adj (Gram) → iterativ
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iterative

[ˈɪtərətɪv] adjiterativo/a
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satisfying resolution to this iterativeness problem.
It is likely that bibliometric rankings are subject to many of the same challenges as search-engine rankings--the dependency of "true" quality/ adequacy rankings on context and purpose, the iterativeness and system dynamics of rankings, and the implications of human perceptual and cognitive biases and of human computer interaction.
The ducal palace at Mantua, with its mirrors and its iterativeness, serves as a metaphor for the complex game of affective substitutions.