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loop-the-loop

[loop-th uh-loop] /ˈlup ðəˈlup/
noun
1.
an airplane maneuver in which a plane, starting upward, makes one complete vertical loop.
2.
a ride in an amusement park that simulates this maneuver.
Origin of loop-the-loop
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • When you look at the wall paper does your brain do a sort of loop-the-loop and cause you to meld 100 aces or double pinochle?

  • I saw one old Austrian general getting on the loop-the-loop with a little boy.

    Germany in War Time Mary Ethel McAuley

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