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Definitions for iterative
ˈɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪvit·er·a·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iterative, iterative aspectadjective

    the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action

  2. iterative, reiterativeadjective

    marked by iteration

Wiktionary

  1. iterativeadjective

    Of a procedure that involves repetition of steps (iteration) to achieve the desired outcome; in computing this may involve a mechanism such as a loop.

  2. iterativeadjective

    Expressive of an action that is repeated with frequency.

Wikipedia

  1. iterative

    Iteration is the repetition of a process in order to generate a (possibly unbounded) sequence of outcomes. Each repetition of the process is a single iteration, and the outcome of each iteration is then the starting point of the next iteration. In mathematics and computer science, iteration (along with the related technique of recursion) is a standard element of algorithms.

ChatGPT

  1. iterative

    Iterative refers to a process or procedure that is frequently repeated in steps, where each step is based on the results or outcomes of the previous step. This concept is commonly used in fields such as computer science, mathematics, and engineering. The aim of an iterative process is often to approach a desired goal or target more accurately with each repetition or iteration. The process continues until a specified condition or set of conditions is met.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iterativeadjective

    repeating

  2. Etymology: [L. iterativus: cf. F. itratif.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iterative in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iterative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of iterative in a Sentence

  1. Tom Forte:

    From a hardware standpoint, I think you can make the argument that it's been more iterative than revolutionary, but I think that diminishes Apple CEO Tim CookFrom contribution to the company, apple CEO Tim CookFrom said...' What can Apple Arcade be ? Apple Arcade can be Apple Arcade, Apple Arcade can be Apple Arcade, Apple Arcade can be much more than the App Store.'.

  2. Dan Elwell:

    We’re a country that’s very good at doing iterative involvement in aviation, we just don’t throw things up there and see what happens.

  3. Tom Forte:

    From a hardware standpoint, I think you can make the argument that it's been more iterative than revolutionary, but I think that diminishes Apple CEO Tim CookFrom contribution to the company, apple CEO Tim CookFrom said...' What can Apple Music be ? Apple Music can be Apple Music, Apple Music can be Apple Music, Apple Music can be much more than the App Store.'.

  4. Linn Huang:

    While the products themselves are more iterative than revolutionary — same basic design — Apple's strategy in raising the spec ceiling should prove to be a prudent one, since 2015, the entire all-in-one category has contracted each year. A continued shift toward mobility has been a primary inhibitor for this form factor, but options and economics play a large role as well.

  5. Dan Gurfinkel:

    This is basically an iterative process. It's not in response to a particular instance. It's more about ways we can engage the entire security community to help us have more hands on deck to tackle a specific issue.

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