endless loop

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a loop that has no end, except when the program is stopped

Computing

  • noun a continuous piece of recording tape or number of computer instructions that are continuously repeated

Electronics

  • A loop which is repeated indefinitely. Such a loop usually requires user intervention to stop it. An endless loop may be due to a bug, or may be intentional, as in the case of a certain demos. Also called infinite loop.
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