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Definition 1: a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) a maneuver executed by an aircraft

(... is a kind of loop ) a loop consisting of a climb followed by inverted flight followed by a dive that returns to horizontal flight

(... is a kind of loop ) a loop consisting of a dive followed by inverted flight followed by a climb that returns to horizontal flight

Definition 2: an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop - [noun denoting artifact]

(loop is a kind of ...) contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus

Definition 3: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Definition 4: a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow

(... is a kind of loop ) a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit

Definition 5: the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) the configuration of a communication network

Definition 6: the basic pattern of the human fingerprint - [noun denoting communication]

(loop is a kind of ...) a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations

Definition 7: a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied - [noun denoting communication]

(loop is a kind of ...) (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute

"the program required several hundred lines of code"

Definition 8: an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan) - [noun denoting group]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he's no longer in the loop

(loop is a kind of ...) an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Definition 9: (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated - [noun denoting process]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the solution took hundreds of iterations

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

"events now in process" "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"

(loop belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 10: anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself) - [noun denoting shape]

(loop is a kind of ...) a closed curve that does not intersect itself

(... is a kind of loop ) a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration

(... is a kind of loop ) endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys

(... is a kind of loop ) a downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building

"when it rained water would fall from the drip loop before it reached the building"

(... is a kind of loop ) a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled

(... is a kind of loop ) the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern

(... is a kind of loop ) a loop in a rope

Definition 11: wind around something in coils or loops - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) arrange or or coil around

"roll your hair around your finger" "Twine the thread around the spool" "She wrapped her arms around the child"

Definition 12: fasten or join with a loop - [verb of contact]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He looped the watch through his belt

(loop is a kind of ...) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

"They tied their victim to the chair"

Definition 13: make a loop in - [verb of creation]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • loop a rope

Synonyms for loop in the sense of this definition

(loop is a kind of ...) tie or link together

(... is a kind of loop ) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

"She sat there crocheting all day"

(... is a kind of loop ) make a noose in or of

Definition 14: fly loops, perform a loop - [verb of motion]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the stunt pilot looped his plane

(loop is a kind of ...) move in a circular path above (someone or something)

"the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"

Definition 15: move in loops - [verb of motion]

Samples where loop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bicycle looped around the tree

(loop is a kind of ...) move in a circular path above (someone or something)

"the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"

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