multiple assignment: Making more than one assignment to the same variable during the execution of a program.
update: An assignment where the new value of the variable depends on the old.
initialization: An assignment that gives an initial value to a variable that will be updated.
increment: An update that increases the value of a variable (often by one).
decrement: An update that decreases the value of a variable.
iteration: Repeated execution of a set of statements using either a recursive function call or a loop.
inﬁnite loop: A loop in which the terminating condition is never satisﬁed.