- 1. cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
- usage: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
- 2. loop, simple closed curve, Jordan curve
- usage: anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
- 3. iteration, loop, process, physical process
- usage: (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
- 4. loop, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp
- usage: an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
- 5. loop, fingerprint
- usage: the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
- 6. loop, program, programme, computer program, computer programme
- usage: a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
- 7. loop topology, loop, topology, network topology
- usage: the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component
- 8. loop, intrauterine device, IUD
- usage: an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
- 9. closed circuit, loop, circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
- usage: a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
- 10. loop, loop-the-loop, flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
- usage: a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
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- 1. loop, circle, circulate
- usage: move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"
- 2. loop, intertwine, knit, entwine
- usage: make a loop in; "loop a rope"
- 3. loop, circle, circulate
- usage: fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
- 4. coil, loop, curl, wind, wrap, roll, twine
- usage: wind around something in coils or loops
- 5. loop, tie, bind
- usage: fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"
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