cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet(noun)
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)
(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
loop topology, loop(noun)
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
closed circuit, loop(noun)
a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
move in loops
"The bicycle looped around the tree"
make a loop in
"loop a rope"
fly loops, perform a loop
"the stunt pilot looped his plane"
coil, loop, curl(verb)
wind around something in coils or loops
fasten or join with a loop
"He looped the watch through his belt"
A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
A complete circuit for an electric current.
A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
An edge consisting of two identical nodes.
A loop-shaped intrauterine device
a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane
To form something into a loop
To fasten or encircle something with a loop
To fly an aircraft in a loop
To move something in a loop
To join electrical components to complete a circuit
To form a loop
To move in a loop
The program loops until the user presses a key.
Origin: From loupe, earlier lowpknot, of origin, ultimately from hlaup, used in the sense of a "running knot". Compare löpknut, løbknude, løb. More at leap.
a mass of iron in a pasty condition gathered into a ball for the tilt hammer or rolls
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
a small, narrow opening; a loophole
a curve of any kind in the form of a loop
a wire forming part of a main circuit and returning to the point from which it starts
the portion of a vibrating string, air column, etc., between two nodes; -- called also ventral segment
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
Origin: [G. luppe an iron lump. Cf. Looping.]
Loop was a South London band founded in 1986 by Robert Hampson and his then girlfriend Becky Stewart. The band was active until 1991.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lōōp, n. a doubling of a cord, chain, &c., through which another may pass: an ornamental doubling in fringes.—v.t. to fasten or ornament with loops.—n.pl. Loop′ers, the caterpillars of certain moths, which move by drawing up the hindpart of their body to the head.—n. Loop′-line, a branch from a main line of railway, returning to it after making a detour. [Prob. Celt.; Gael. lub, a bend.]
lōōp, Loophole, lōōp′hōl, n. a small hole in a wall, &c., through which small-arms may be fired: a means of escape.—adjs. Looped (Shak.), full of small openings; Loop′holed.—n. Loop′-light, a small narrow window. [O. Fr. loup.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A portion of a circuit introduced in series into another circuit. The latter circuit is opened by a spring-jack, q. v. or other device, and the loop inserted. By loops any number of connections can be inserted into a circuit in series therewith, and in series or in parallel with one another.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'loop' in Nouns Frequency: #2528
The numerical value of loop in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of loop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Employees need ways to stay in the loop about their parents' care, for employers, it's often about keeping people in the job for longer.
Pen Farthing Pen Farthing connection with Afghanistan stayed alive because of Nowzad, to be able to get that animal home to them, it closes the loop.
On every single street corner in Kabul you will find stray dogs, to be able to get that animal home to them, it closes the loop. ... They don't want to just abandon that animal.
History is powerful stuff. One day your world is fine. The next day it's knocked for a metaphysical loop. Was Napoleon really at Waterloo Would that change what I had for breakfast
Our main concern is high water, highway 288 from downtown to the South Loop is closed, and we are looking at potentially closing I-20 from downtown to the West Loop and from I-10 to the Astrodome area.
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Translations for loop
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- bucle, cicleCatalan, Valencian
- cyklus, smyčkaCzech
- Schlaufe, SchleifeGerman
- βρόχος, θηλιά, ενδοκολπικό διάφραγμα, πλήρες ηλεκτρικό κύκλωμαGreek
- surmasõlm, silmus, aasEstonian
- silmukka, kierukkaFinnish
- lùbScottish Gaelic
- anello, passante, cerchio della morte, laccio, giro della morte, spirale, cappio, riccioItalian
- ループ, 輪Japanese
- ციკლი, მარყუჟიGeorgian
- koropiko, koropewa, takaoreMāori
- repetitie, lus, herhalingDutch
- circuito, laço, ciclo, fita, loop, loopingPortuguese
- спираль, цикл, цепь, петля, мёртвая петля, схемаRussian
- petlja, петљаSerbo-Croatian
- krets, ögla, sluten krets, loopingSwedish
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