loop


loop
01. We jogged along a path that [loops] around the lake, and then back to the parking lot.
02. My favorite ski run is a [loop] that goes around the side of the mountain, and has a fairly gentle slope to it.
03. The paper plane made a big [loop] in the air, and then fell to the floor.
04. The birds were flying [loops] and spirals through the trees, and across the sky.
05. A constrictor is a snake that kills by wrapping a [loop] of its body around its prey, and squeezing it to death.
06. You'd better [loop] the electrical cord around the base of the lamp so that no one can trip over it.
07. The racers followed a [loop] from City Hall around the park, out to the airport and back again.
08. She was able to make little shapes with string by [looping] it around her fingers.
09. The little boy held onto his father's belt [loop] as they walked through the store.
10. The riders were racing around a five-mile [loop].
11. The cowboy [looped] the reins of his horse around the post and went into the bar.
12. The planes did [loops] in the air above the upturned faces of the delighted spectators.
13. The rap singer had several gold necklaces [looped] around his neck and shoulders.
14. The men [looped] the rope over the murderer's neck, and then hung him from the tree.
15. Penelope Leach once observed that loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback [loop]. The more you give, the more you get, and the more you get, the more you feel like giving.

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  • loop — ► NOUN 1) a shape produced by a curve that bends round and crosses itself. 2) (also loop the loop) a manoeuvre in which an aircraft describes a vertical circle in the air. 3) an endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary

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  • Loop — (l[=oo]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Looped} (l[=oo]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Looping}.] To make a loop of or in; to fasten with a loop or loops; often with up; as, to loop a string; to loop up a curtain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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