|1.||[ verb ] move in loops|
"The bicycle looped around the tree"
|2.||[ verb ] make a loop in, as of rope or string|
|Related terms:||knit crochet noose|
|3.||[ noun ] fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines|
|Synonyms:||eyelet grommet grummet cringle|
|4.||[ noun ] (sexuality) an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop|
|Related terms:||contraceptive intrauterine_device|
|5.||[ noun ] (computer science) a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied|
|6.||[ noun ] (physics,electronics) a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates|
|Related terms:||open_circuit circuit parallel_circuit|
|7.||[ noun ] (transportation) a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area|
"they took an extended tour of Europe" "we took a quick circuit of the park" "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"
|Related terms:||journey round_shape belt noose pub_crawl itineration grand_tour whistle-stop_tour lobe walkabout bight package_holiday circuit|
|8.||[ verb ] fasten or join with a loop|
"He looped the watch through his belt"
|Related terms:||tie cringle|
|9.||[ verb ] wind around something in coils or loops|
|Related terms:||uncoil wind coil coil|
|10.||[ verb ] fly loops, perform a loop|
"the stunt pilot looped his plane"
|11.||[ noun ] an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)|
"he's no longer in the loop"
|12.||[ noun ] the basic pattern of the human fingerprint|
|13.||[ noun ] (sport) an edge jump that takes off and lands from the same back outside edge|
|14.||[ noun ] the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop|
|15.||[ noun ] (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated|
"the solution took hundreds of iterations"
|Related terms:||process computer_science|
|16.||[ noun ] anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)|
|Related terms:||jordan_curve belt lobe bight noose drip_loop coil|
|17.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11675|
|18.||[ noun ] (transportation) a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane|
|Related terms:||flight_maneuver outside_loop inside_loop|