Iterator is a derived term of iterate.
As nouns the difference between iterator and iterate
is that iterator
is one which iterates while iterate
is (mathematics) a function that iterates.
As a verb iterate is
(computing|mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set or on the results of each such prior action.
As a adjective iterate is
(obsolete) said or done again; repeated.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
One which iterates.
(computing) A method capable of performing the same action on every item in a collection.
(computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on each item in a set
(computing, mathematics) to perform or repeat an action on the results of each such prior action
- The max() function iterates through the data to find the highest value.
(archaic) To utter or do a second time or many times; to repeat.
- In mathematics, an iterated function is a function which is composed with itself, possibly ad infinitum, in a process called iteration.
- to iterate advice
- Nor Eve to iterate / Her former trespass feared.
(mathematics) a function that iterates
- f2(x0) is the second iterate of x0 under f.
(obsolete) Said or done again; repeated.
- (Bishop Gardiner)