HyperDic: loop

English > 15 senses of the word loop:
NOUNartifactloop, cringle, eyelet, grommet, grummetfastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
shapeloopanything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
processloop, iteration(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated
grouploopan inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)
communicationloopthe basic pattern of the human fingerprint
communicationloopa computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
cognitionloop, loop topologythe topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component
artifactloopan intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
artifactloop, closed circuita complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
actloop, loop-the-loopa flight maneuver
VERBmotionloopmove in loops
creationloop, intertwinemake a loop in
motionloopfly loops, perform a loop
contactloop, coil, curlwind around something in coils or loops
contactloopfasten or join with a loop
loop > pronunciation
Soundsluw'p
Rhymescoop ... whoop: 27 rhymes with uwp...
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningfastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines.
Synonymscringle, eyelet, grommet, grummet
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishojete
Catalanullet
Verbsloopfasten or join with a loop
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAnything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself).
NarrowerbandA thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
beltendless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
bightA loop in a rope
drip loopA downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building
lobeThe enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
noose, running noose, slip nooseA loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot
Broadersimple closed curve, Jordan curveA closed curve that does not intersect itself
Spanishbucle
Catalanbucle
Adjectivesloopyconsisting of or covered with or having loops
Verbsloopwind around something in coils or loops
loopmake a loop in
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 3, process
Meaning(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated.
Synonymiteration
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderprocess, physical processA sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
Spanishiteración
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan).
Example"he's no longer in the loop"
Broaderclique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, campAn exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe basic pattern of the human fingerprint.
BroaderfingerprintA print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied.
Broaderprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Spanishbucle, loop
Catalanbucle, cicle
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningThe topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component.
Synonymloop topology
Broadertopology, network topologyThe configuration of a communication network
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningAn intrauterine device in the shape of a loop.
Broaderintrauterine device, IUDcontraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates.
Synonymclosed circuit
Narrowerparallel circuit, shunt circuitA closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit
Broadercircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
Oppositeopen circuitAn incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows
Spanishcircuito cerrado
English > loop: 15 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningA flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane.
Synonymloop-the-loop
Narrowerinside loopA loop consisting of a climb followed by inverted flight followed by a dive that returns to horizontal flight
outside loopA loop consisting of a dive followed by inverted flight followed by a climb that returns to horizontal flight
Broaderflight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
Verbsloopfly loops, perform a loop
English > loop: 15 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove in loops.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The bicycle looped around the tree"
BroadercircleMove in circles
Spanishdar vueltas
English > loop: 15 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake a loop in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"loop a rope"
Synonymintertwine
Narrowercrochet, hookmake a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
noosemake a noose in or of
Broaderknit, entwineTie or link together
Spanishanudar, enlazar, entrelazar
Catalanenllaçar, entrellaçar
Nounsloopanything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
English > loop: 15 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningfly loops, perform a loop.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"the stunt pilot looped his plane"
BroadercircleMove in circles
Nounsloopa flight maneuver
English > loop: 15 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningwind around something in coils or loops.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey loop the wire around the stick; The wires loop around the stick
Synonymscoil, curl
Broaderwind, wrap, roll, twineArrange or or coil around
Oppositeuncoilunwind or untwist
Spanishenrollar, enroscar
Catalancargolar-se, cargolar, enroscar, enrotllar-se, enrotllar
Nounsloopanything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
English > loop: 15 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningFasten or join with a loop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He looped the watch through his belt"
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Spanishencordar
Catalanencordar
Nounsloopfastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

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