Loop

Definition of Loop

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.
That the probation bear no hinge, nor loop
To hang a doubt on.
- Shak.
2.A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
And stop all sight-holes, every loop from whence
The eye of Reason may pry in upon us.
- Shak.
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.]

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