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

 

Hyponyms: inside loop, outside loop, parallel circuit, shunt circuit, belt, drip loop, noose, running noose, slip noose, lobe, bight, crochet, hook

 

Derivational Morphology: repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell, coil, curl, intertwine, cringle, eyelet, grommet, grummet, whorl, roll, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll, spiral, volute, helix, loop-the-loop

 

Anagrams: polo, pool, poll, PPLO, plop, Polo

 

 
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