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Etymology

Probably of Celtic origin (Gaelic: lub, Irish: lubiam).

Noun

Singular
loop

Plural
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loop ({{{1}}})
  1. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening; the opening so formed
  2. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
  3. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
  4. A complete circuit for an electric current.
  5. (computing) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
  6. (graph theory) A pair of repeated nodes of an oriented graph represented as an arrow with coinciding endpoints.
  7. A loop-shaped intrauterine device
  8. a maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane

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Verb

Infinitive
to loop

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to loop (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To form something into a loop
  2. (transitive) To fasten or encircle something with a loop
  3. (transitive) To fly an aircraft in a loop
  4. (transitive) To move something in a loop
  5. (transitive) To join electrical components to complete a circuit
  6. (intransitive) To form a loop
  7. (intransitive) To move in a loop

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Afrikaans

Verb

loop

  1. walk

Dutch

Verb

loop

  1. The first-person singular present tense of lopen.
  2. The imperative of lopen.

Noun

loop m. (plural lopen, diminutive loopje)

  1. course
  2. bore (of a firearm)

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