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loop

noun [C] uk   us   /luːp/
the curved shape made when something long and thin, such as a piece of string, bends until one part of it nearly touches or crosses another part of it: belt loops a loop of string the loop of the riverin/on a loop If something runs in a loop, or is on a loop, it runs continuously, so that the same things are repeated again and again. : The tape ran in a continuous loop, repeating the same songs over and over. a type of IUD

loop

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /luːp/
to make a loop or curve: Loop the rope over the bar. Turn left where the road loops round the farm buildings.
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