Just being able to be in the loop when something is happening, it just works.
This Yankee will be playing our nation's greatest song on a loop this afternoon.
Can an acoustic jazz trio sound like a loop devised by software developer with OCD?
Both Cheney and Rumsfeld tried to make end runs around Rice, sometimes apparently cutting the president out of the loop as well.
The outré character is sure to throw even the most ardent fans of the Golden Globe winner for a loop.
Open the tubes and charge the loop as in previous inoculation.
One picket had been posted at the end of a loop in a chain of valleys.
L is a loop, the axis of which is straight, while R is one the axis of which is curved or crooked.
But before he could pass the loop over her head, the current swept her on.
He fixed a loop to tie the kite string to and balanced it with a tail, as boys do nowadays.
late 14c., "loop of cloth, rope, leather, etc.," probably of Celtic origin (cf. Gaelic lub "bend," Irish lubiam), influenced by or blended with Old Norse hlaup "a leap, run" (see leap (v.)). In reference to magnetic recording tape or film, first recorded 1931. Computer programming sense first attested 1947.
"to form a loop," c.1400, "draw (a leash through a ring)," from loop (n.). Related: Looped; looping. Slang looped "drunk" is from 1934. Loop the loop (1900) originally was in reference to roller-coasters at amusement parks.
"Loop-the-Loop" is the name of a new entertainment which goes further in the way of tempting Providence than anything yet invented. The "Loop" is an immense circle of track in the air. A car on a mimic railway shoots down a very steep incline, and is impelled around the inner side of this loop. ... The authorities at Coney Island are said to have prohibited "looping-the-loop" because women break their corset strings in their efforts to catch their breath as they sweep down the incline, and moreover, a young man is reported to have ruptured a blood vessel in his liver. ["Philadelphia Medical Journal," Aug. 10, 1901]
A curve or bend in a cord or other cylindrical body, forming an oval or circular ring.
A sequence of instructions that the processor repeats, either until some condition is met, or indefinitely.
In an structured language (e.g. C, Pascal, BASIC, or Fortran), a loop is usually achieved with for loop, while loop or repeat loop constructs.
In other languages these constructs may be synthesised with a jump (assembly language) or a GOTO (early Fortran or BASIC).
a knotted "eye" of cord, corresponding to the "taches" or knobs in the edges of the curtains of the tabernacle, for joining them into a continuous circuit, fifty to a curtain (Ex. 26:4, 5, 10, 11).