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loop

 
Noun loop has 10 senses
  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
    --1 is a kind of fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
    Derived form: verb loop5
  2. loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
    --2 is a kind of
    simple closed curve, Jordan curve
    --2 has particulars:
     belt; drip loop; noose, running noose, slip noose; lobe; bight
    Derived forms: verb loop4, verb loop2
  3. iteration, loop - (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
    --3 is a kind of process
  4. loop - an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
    --4 is a kind of
    clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp
  5. loop - the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
    --5 is a kind of
    fingerprint
  6. loop - a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
    --6 is a kind of
    program, programme, computer program, computer programme
  7. loop topology, loop - the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop
    --7 is a kind of topology, network topology
  8. loop - an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
    --8 is a kind of
    intrauterine device, IUD
  9. closed circuit, loop - a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
    --9 is a kind of circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
    --9 has particulars: parallel circuit, shunt circuit
  10. loop, loop-the-loop - a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
    --10 is a kind of flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
    --10 has particulars: inside loop; outside loop
    Derived form: verb loop3
Verb loop has 5 senses
  1. loop - move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"
    --1 is one way to
    circle, circulate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. loop, intertwine - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
    --2 is one way to knit, entwine
    Derived form: noun loop2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. loop - fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
    --3 is one way to
    circle, circulate
    Derived form: noun loop10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  4. coil, loop, curl - wind around something in coils or loops
    --4 is one way to wind, wrap, roll, twine
    Derived form: noun loop2
    Sample sentences:
    They loop the wire around the stick
    The wires loop around the stick
  5. loop - fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"
    --5 is one way to
    tie, bind
    Derived form: noun loop1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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