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Meaning of LOOP

Pronunciation:  loop

 
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 Definition: 

A sequence of instructions that the processor repeats, either until some condition is met, or indefinitely.

In an structured language (e.g. c, pascal, basic, or fortran), a loop is usually achieved with for loop, while loop or repeat loop constructs.

In other languages these constructs may be synthesised with a jump (assembly language) or a goto (early Fortran or BASIC).

 
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