"loop" in the noun sense
1. cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet
fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
3. iteration, loop
computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
"the solution took hundreds of iterations"
an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan
"he's no longer in the loop"
the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
7. loop topology, loop
the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component
an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
9. closed circuit, loop
a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
10. loop, loop-the-loop
a flight maneuver aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
"loop" in the verb sense
move in loops
"The bicycle looped around the tree"
2. loop, intertwine
make a loop in
"loop a rope"
fly loops, perform a loop
"the stunt pilot looped his plane"
4. coil, loop, curl
wind around something in coils or loops
fasten or join with a loop
"He looped the watch through his belt"
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