* (verb) move in loops
Example(s) of use: "The bicycle looped around the tree"
Other definitions and usage examples for Loop in different contexts:
- (noun) fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines;
- (verb) make a loop in; "loop a rope"
- (noun) anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself);
- (verb) fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
- (noun) (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
- (verb) wind around something in coils or loops;
- (noun) an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he''s no longer in the loop"
- (noun) the basic pattern of the human fingerprint;
- (verb) fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"
- (noun) a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
- (noun) the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop
- (noun) an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
- (noun) a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
- (noun) a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
- (n.) A mass of iron in a pasty condition gathered into a ball for
the tilt hammer or rolls.
- (n.) A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through
which another thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which a hook can be
hooked into; an eye, as of metal; a staple; a noose; a bight.
- (n.) A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
- (n.) A curve of any kind in the form of a loop.
- (n.) A wire forming part of a main circuit and returning to the
point from which it starts.
- (n.) The portion of a vibrating string, air column, etc., between
two nodes; -- called also ventral segment.
- (v. t.) To make a loop of or in; to fasten with a loop or loops;
-- often with up; as, to loop a string; to loop up a curtain.
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