But festivals like this break the loops somewhat, they are ongoing acts of cultural translation.
Good imagination is shown in the ‘y’ and ‘g’ loops, but the ideas may not be pursued to fruition.
By cutting one series of loops over another, lace-like effects are produced.
Even a beggar girl must have earrings, were they only loops of thread with glass beads.
As before stated, the four groups of five day symbols are found wedged in between the loops at the corners.
His hands and forearms were thrust into loops of small shields.
Make a crocheted cord and thread through 2nd round of loops.
Cut with scissors the loops formed by raising the red filling.
She was describing a succession of "loops," while her motors were still running.
Sometimes the loops of the pile are cut and sometimes left as loops.
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 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).