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4 entries found for loop.
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Main Entry: 1loop
Pronunciation: primarystresslüp
Function: noun
1 : a fold or doubling of a line through which another line can be passed or into which a hook may be hooked
2 : a loop-shaped ornament, figure, bend, course, or device <a loop in a river>
3 : a circular airplane maneuver involving flying upside down
4 : a complete electric circuit
5 : a piece of motion-picture film or magnetic tape whose ends are joined together to project or play back the same things continuously
6 : a series of instructions (as for a computer) that is repeated usually until a requirement for ending is met
- for a loop : into a state of amazement, confusion, or distress <the news knocked me for a loop>

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