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loop in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlooploop1 /luːp/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 shape or lineCIRCLE a shape like a curve or a circle made by a line curving back towards itself, or a piece of wire, string etc that has this shapeloop of wire/rope/string etc A loop of wire held the gate shut.belt loop (=a loop of material for holding a belt on trousers etc)2 computerTD a set of operations in a computer program that are continuously repeated3 film/musicAMTTCR a film or music loop contains images or sounds that are continuously repeated4 be in the loop/be out of the loop5 knock/throw somebody for a loop6 road/railway British EnglishTTT a road or railway line that leaves the main road or track and then joins it again further on
Examples from the Corpus
loopThe gate was attached to the post by a loop of rusty wire.The road goes round in a loop and rejoins the main road about 2 kilometres past the town.belt loopsThis seems to be what is happening in the examples above, where the adult is acting as a simple feedback loop.He performed a laborious loop, the signal for Kimberley and Killion to join him.The new decoder uses an amplitude locked loop in combination with a phase locked loop to achieve this breakthrough.It was a kind of loop and roll that dodged the pursuing aircraft and brought you up behind it.The descending limb of the loop of Henle is water-permeable but relatively solute-impermeable.Picture the belt down across his chest with the sun glinting on the bullets that filled most of the loops.D1771 comes off the loop with a local trip freight in 1965.Pull the end of the string through the loop and tighten.loop of wire/rope/string etcThe diagram represents two people each with a loop of rope tied round their wrists and linked together.The second is never to leave on the floor a closed loop of wire or string.Drop the loop of string over the pins, draw it taut to form a triangle with a pencil point.