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Synonyms for loop

Synonyms for loop

a length of line folded over and joined at the ends so as to form a curve or circle

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a group of athletic teams that play each other

Synonyms for loop

fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated

an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan)

the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

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a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component

an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

move in loops

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make a loop in

fly loops, perform a loop

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wind around something in coils or loops

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fasten or join with a loop

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The other half loop must be created by threading the cast-on tail onto a tapestry needle and wrapping the tail around the knitting needle, then through an edge stitch to the wrong side of the work.
Fly line to leader butt: If your fly line lacks a loop you need to whip one here, too.
A loop amplifier in a traffic signal's controller cabinet passed a small alternating current through the loop wire in the pavement at a very low frequency at about 10 to 200 kilohertz (kHz).
To every loop (L, *) with automorphism group AU M (L, *), there corresponds another loop.
Each standing column well has approximately 10 times the capacity of a vertical closed loop well.
1 Fold the cord in half, then create a closed loop at one end.
The new service, restructured in response to the withdrawal of P&O Nedlloyd (PONL) from the current consortium in February, will consist of two weekly loops and a slot exchange with COSCO.
Standard features: Five-point toggle clamp, swiveling barrel, V-8000 LCD semi-closed loop controller, Bosch proportional valve, dual injection cylinders.
The first 1 Gb/s Fibre Channel SANs were typically simple loop configurations to share data.
Looping allows teachers to save time at the beginning of the second year of the loop by making unnecessary the usual transitional period typically spent on getting acquainted with new students as well as setting classroom rules, expectations, and standards.
A lead-in wire connects the loop with a roadside "pull box," which simply houses the splice between this lead-in wire and the cable to the electronic controller unit.
When you're at the top of the loop, gravity wants to yank you to the ground, but centripetal acceleration makes the train hug the track and inertia pushes you into your seat--even when you're upside down
The most resonant works, however, conceive of the loop less literally, mining the rich psychological and ontological implications of more allegorical kinds of repetition.
A feedback control loop will oscillate when there is a frequency at which the loop gain is unity or greater and the total phase lag equals 3600.
The loop gain, which is the product of the feedback attenuation and the amplifier open-loop-gain, is close to [10.