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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Computers) a series of instructions in a computer program which, when executed, cause a cyclic repetition of the same instructions, with no other action by the program, for as long as the program continues to be executed, or the loop is interrupted by some external action.

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  • noun computing A loop which continues indefinitely.

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  • see endless loop

    February 20, 2007

  • Okay, I'll check it out... thanks for the tip.

    February 20, 2007

  • Hey, WAIT A SECOND...

    February 20, 2007

  • hahaha

    November 1, 2008