"looping" in the noun sense
1. iteration, looping
computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained
"the solution is obtained by iteration"
"looping" 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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