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Meaning of loop

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole
           to permit the attachment of cords or lines [syn: {cringle},
           {eyelet}, {loop}, {grommet}, {grummet}]
      2: anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that
         is closed and does not intersect itself)
      3: (computer science) a single execution of a set of
         instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took
         hundreds of iterations" [syn: {iteration}, {loop}]
      4: an inner circle of advisors (especially under President
         Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
      5: the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
      6: a computer program that performs a series of instructions
         repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
      7: the topology of a network whose components are serially
         connected in such a way that the last component is connected
         to the first component [syn: {loop topology}, {loop}]
      8: an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
      9: a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a
         signal circulates [syn: {closed circuit}, {loop}] [ant: {open
      10: a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the
          vertical plane [syn: {loop}, {loop-the-loop}]
      v 1: move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"
      2: make a loop in; "loop a rope" [syn: {loop}, {intertwine}]
      3: fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
      4: wind around something in coils or loops [syn: {coil}, {loop},
         {curl}] [ant: {uncoil}]
      5: fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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