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loop

loop

 
pronunciation:
lup
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the rounded shape made when a piece of string, ribbon, or rope is folded back on itself.
She made a loop of red ribbon to make a Christmas collar for the puppy.
 
similar words:
arc, bend, bow, circle, coil, curl, ring, spiral
definition 2: something that has this shape.
He drew loops on the paper.We came to a loop in the path.
similar words:
bow, circle, circuit, coil, curl, noose, ring, roll
definition 3: a movement in which an airplane is flown in this shape.
The stunt pilot performed some amazing loops.
definition 4: a set of instructions that a computer program repeats over and over again.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: looped, looping, loops
definition: to make or shape into a loop or loops.
She looped her shoelaces and tied them into a bow.
synonyms:
coil, twist
similar words:
curl, ring, spiral
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