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While

n.1.Space of time, or continued duration, esp. when short; a time; as, one while we thought him innocent.
This mighty queen may no while endure.
- Chaucer.
I will go forth and breathe the air a while.
- Longfellow.
2.That which requires time; labor; pains.
Satan . . . cast him how he might quite her while.
- Chaucer.
At whiles
at times; at intervals.
v. t.1.To cause to pass away pleasantly or without irksomeness or disgust; to spend or pass; - usually followed by away.
[imp. & p. p. Whiled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whiling.]
The lovely lady whiled the hours away.
- Longfellow.
v. i.1.To loiter.
conj.1.During the time that; as long as; whilst; at the same time that; as, while I write, you sleep.
2.Hence, under which circumstances; in which case; though; whereas.
While as
during or at the time that.
prep.1.Until; till.
Noun1.while - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
Synonyms: spell, patch, piece
(programming)while - The loop construct found in nearly all imperative programming languages which executes one or more instructions (the "loop body") repeatedly so long as some condition evaluates to true. In contrast to a repeat loop, the loop body will not be executed at all if the condition is false on entry to the while.

For example, in C, a while loop is written

while () ;

where is any expression and is any statement, including a compound statement within braces "..".
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