Pronunciation: lŌp
n.1.(Iron Works) A mass of iron in a pasty condition gathered into a ball for the tilt hammer or rolls.
1.A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through which another thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which a hook can be hooked into; an eye, as of metal; a staple; a noose; a bight.
2.A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
3.A curve of any kind in the form of a loop.
4.(Telegraphy) A wire forming part of a main circuit and returning to the point from which it starts.
5.(Acoustics) The portion of a vibrating string, air column, etc., between two nodes; - called also ventral segment.
Loop knot
a single knot tied in a doubled cord, etc. so as to leave a loop beyond the knot. See Illust. of Knot.
v. t.1.To make a loop of or in; to fasten with a loop or loops; - often with up; as, to loop a string; to loop up a curtain.
[imp. & p. p. Looped (lŌpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Looping.]
Noun1.loop - fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
2.loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
3.loop - (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
Synonyms: iteration
4.loop - an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
5.loop - the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
6.loop - a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
7.loop - the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop
Synonyms: loop topology
8.loop - an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
9.loop - a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
Synonyms: closed circuit
10.loop - a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
Synonyms: loop-the-loop
Verb1.loop - move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"
2.loop - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
Synonyms: intertwine
3.loop - fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
4.loop - wind around something in coils or loops
Synonyms: coil, curl
5.loop - fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"
(programming)loop - A sequence of instructions that the processor repeats, either until some condition is met, or indefinitely.

In an structured language (e.g. C, Pascal, BASIC, or Fortran), a loop is usually achieved with for loop, while loop or repeat loop constructs.

In other languages these constructs may be synthesised with a jump (assembly language) or a GOTO (early Fortran or BASIC).
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