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loop US English

A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself

loop US Thesaurus

a loop of rope

belt loop US English

A strip of material sewn on the waistband of a garment to hold a belt in place

toe loop US English

A jump, initiated with the help of the supporting foot, in which the skater makes a full turn in the air, taking off from and landing on the outside edge of the same foot

earth loop US English

British term for ground loop.

fruit loop US English

A crazy or foolish person

ground loop US English

A violent, uncontrolled horizontal rotation of an aircraft while landing, taking off, or taxiing

Henle's loop US English

Another term for loop of Henle.

Lippes loop US English

A type of intrauterine contraceptive device made of inert plastic in a double S-shape, which can be left in place for long periods

loop stitch US English

A method of sewing or knitting in which each stitch incorporates a free loop of thread for ornament or to give a thick pile

hearing loop US English

Another term for induction loop.

loop diuretic US English

A powerful diuretic that inhibits resorption of water and sodium from the loop of Henle

outside loop US English

A looping movement made by an aircraft in which the back of the aircraft is on the outside of the curve

induction loop US English

A sound system in which a loop of wire around an area in a building, such as a theater, produces an electromagnetic signal received directly by hearing aids used by the partially deaf

in the loop US English

Aware (or unaware) of information known to only a privileged few

loop of Henle US English

The part of a kidney tubule that forms a long loop in the medulla of the kidney, from which water and salts are resorbed into the blood

loop the loop in loop US English

Circle an aircraft vertically in the air

throw someone for a loop US English

Surprise or astonish someone; catch someone off guard

the Loop in loop US English

Informal name for the commercial district in downtown Chicago

in the loop in loop US English

Aware (or unaware) of information known to only a privileged few

loop-the-loop in loop US English

A maneuver in which an aircraft describes a vertical circle in the air

throw someone for a loop in loop US English

Surprise or astonish someone; catch someone off guard

in or out of the loop in loop US English

Aware (or unaware) of information known to only a privileged few

throw or knock someone for a loop in loop US English

Surprise or astonish someone; catch someone off guard