Associations to the word «Loop»


LOOP, noun. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening.
LOOP, noun. The opening so formed.
LOOP, noun. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
LOOP, noun. A ring road or beltway.
LOOP, noun. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
LOOP, noun. A complete circuit for an electric current.
LOOP, noun. (programming) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
LOOP, noun. (graph theory) An edge that begins and ends on the same vertex.
LOOP, noun. (topology) A path that starts and ends at the same point.
LOOP, noun. (algebra) A quasigroup with an identity element.
LOOP, noun. A loop-shaped intrauterine device.
LOOP, noun. An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane.
LOOP, noun. A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
LOOP, noun. Alternative form of loup (mass of iron).
LOOP, noun. (biochemistry) A flexible region in a protein's secondary structure.
LOOP, verb. (transitive) To form something into a loop.
LOOP, verb. (transitive) To fasten or encircle something with a loop.
LOOP, verb. (transitive) To fly an aircraft in a loop.
LOOP, verb. (transitive) To move something in a loop.
LOOP, verb. (transitive) To join electrical components to complete a circuit.
LOOP, verb. (intransitive) To form a loop.
LOOP, verb. (intransitive) To move in a loop.
LOOP ANTENNA, noun. A radio antenna consisting of a loop (or loops) of wire, tubing, or other electrical conductor with its ends connected to a balanced transmission line.
LOOP ANTENNAE, noun. Plural of loop antenna
LOOP ANTENNAS, noun. Plural of loop antenna
LOOP DIURETIC, noun. Any diuretic that acts on the ascending loop of Henle in the kidney.
LOOP IN, verb. (transitive) To include in communications about something; to keep informed about something.
LOOP INVARIANT, noun. (computer science) an invariant that should be true on entry into a loop and is guaranteed to remain true on every iteration of the loop
LOOP OF HENLE, noun. (anatomy) A loop-like structure in the kidney's nephron that connects the proximal convoluted tubule to the distal convoluted tubule.
LOOP QUANTUM GRAVITY, noun. (physics) A proposed quantum theory of spacetime which attempts to reconcile the seemingly incompatible theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity
LOOP RATIO, noun. A loop transfer function
LOOP RATIOS, noun. Plural of loop ratio
LOOP THE LOOP, verb. To perform any of several aerobatic manoeuvres in which the aircraft flies around a vertical circle
LOOP TRANSFER FUNCTION, noun. The ratio of the Laplace transform of the primary feedback signal of a control system to that of the actuating signal
LOOP TRANSFER FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of loop transfer function

Dictionary definition

LOOP, noun. Fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines.
LOOP, noun. Anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself).
LOOP, noun. (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations".
LOOP, noun. An inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop".
LOOP, noun. The basic pattern of the human fingerprint.
LOOP, noun. A computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied.
LOOP, noun. The topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component.
LOOP, noun. An intrauterine device in the shape of a loop.
LOOP, noun. A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates.
LOOP, noun. A flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane.
LOOP, verb. Move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree".
LOOP, verb. Make a loop in; "loop a rope".
LOOP, verb. Fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane".
LOOP, verb. Wind around something in coils or loops.
LOOP, verb. Fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle