A loop is a compound statement that repeats the statements in its body zero or more times.

Related concepts:  StatementRepetitionControl Flow

Closest Wikipedia entry:  Control flow: Loops — In computer science, control flow (or flow of control) is the order in which individual statements, instructions or function calls of an imperative program are executed or evaluated. The emphasis on explicit control flow distinguishes an imperative programming language from a declarative programming language. Within an imperative programming language, a control flow statement is a statement that results in a choice being made as to which of two or more paths to follow.

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