Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun loop

10 senses of loop

Sense 1
cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet -- (fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines)
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

Sense 2
loop -- (anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself))
       => simple closed curve, Jordan curve -- (a closed curve that does not intersect itself)

Sense 3
iteration, loop -- ((computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations")
       => process, physical process -- (a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls")

Sense 4
loop -- (an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop")
       => clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp -- (an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose)

Sense 5
loop -- (the basic pattern of the human fingerprint)
       => fingerprint -- (a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations)

Sense 6
loop -- (a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied)
       => program, programme, computer program, computer programme -- ((computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code")

Sense 7
loop topology, loop -- (the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component)
       => topology, network topology -- (the configuration of a communication network)

Sense 8
loop -- (an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop)
       => intrauterine device, IUD -- (contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus)

Sense 9
closed circuit, loop -- (a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates)
       => circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit -- (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)

Sense 10
loop, loop-the-loop -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane)
       => flight maneuver, airplane maneuver -- (a maneuver executed by an aircraft)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb loop

5 senses of loop

Sense 1
loop -- (move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree")
       => circle, circulate -- (move in circles)

Sense 2
loop, intertwine -- (make a loop in; "loop a rope")
       => knit, entwine -- (tie or link together)

Sense 3
loop -- (fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane")
       => circle, circulate -- (move in circles)

Sense 4
coil, loop, curl -- (wind around something in coils or loops)
       => wind, wrap, roll, twine -- (arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child")

Sense 5
loop -- (fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt")
       => tie, bind -- (fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair")

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