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# Iteration vs Frequency - What's the difference?

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## As nouns the difference between iteration and frequency

is that iteration is iteration while frequency is (uncountable) the rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.

# iteration

## English

### Noun

(en noun)
• Recital or performance a second time; repetition.
• A variation or version.
• The architect drafted several iterations of the floorplan before deciding on his final design.
• * 2014 , "Jazz at Lincoln Center", Radio New Zealand Schedule for Saturday 6th December [http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/schedules/20141206]
• Still going strong in his ninth decade, Wein celebrates his 88th birthday behind the piano accompanied by the latest iteration of his band, the Newport All-Stars, featuring tenor saxophonist [...]
• (computing) the use of repetition in a computer program, especially in the form of a loop
• (computing) a single repetition of the code within such a repetitive process
• The code calculates the appropriate value at each iteration .

# frequency

## English

### Noun

(frequencies)
• (uncountable) The rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.
• * With growing confidence, the Viking’s raids increased in frequency .
• * The frequency of bus service has been improved from 15 to 12 minutes.
• (uncountable) The property of occurring often rather than infrequently.
• * The FAQ addresses questions that come up with some frequency .
• * The frequency of the visits was what annoyed him.
• (countable) The quotient of the number of times $n$ a periodic phenomenon occurs over the time $t$ in which it occurs: $f = n / t$.
• * The frequency of the musical note A above middle C is 440 oscillations per second.
• * ''The frequency of a wave is its velocity $v$ divided by its wavelength $\lambda$: $f = v / \lambda$.
• * Broadcasting live at a frequency of 98.3 megahertz, we’re your rock alternative!
• * The frequency for electric power in the Americas is generally 60 Hz rather than 50.
• (statistics) number of times an event occurred in an experiment (absolute frequency)
• #### Synonyms

* (rate of occurrence) oftenness

#### Antonyms

* (rate of occurrence) period