Definition of 'loop'
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Ideal conditions will include lack of wind, cool temperatures and a looped course with no sharp bends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At last it is decided that to avoid the strong currents they'll have to take a longer loop around the headland to reach the shore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Before I have a chance to ask what he means by this, he loops back to the original question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This feedback loop can produce record cold nights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Losing too much altitude is no problem if the loop is performed high enough. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They take a rope and make two loops in it. The Sun (2014)The present loops back into the past without warning. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The same cyclist returned to me on the back of the same long loop. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You loop one end of a strap through the handle of your bag and let it dangle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can you open your mind to the closed loop? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now attach a line to the loop and go out and fly it! Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tie three loops of string around the belly of the fish to hold the filling in place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And fire itself is part of yet another positive feedback loop. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007) Make a loop of wire that will fit round your head. The Sun (2014)Passing around such a device would loop you back in time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So it is a long loop of a narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Knot it in half and make a bow and pull one loop taut onto your nail. The Sun (2012)British tennis continues in its closed feedback loop of smugness and failure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You know that game where you have to move a loop along an electrified wire without touching the wire? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is no standard loop move. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Witnesses said the pilot had been trying to perform a loop but had emerged from the manoeuvre too close to the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Today she seems to be sketching, her pencil scratching away at loops and lines. Christianity Today (2000)I looped the rope around the railing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bed stood in one corner, a rough wooden frame hooked to the wall and ropes looping back and forth to support a mattress. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)
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Translations for 'loop'
British English: loop NOUN
A loop is a curved or circular shape in something long, for example in a piece of string.
He reached for a loop of garden hose.
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