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Definitions of loop:

part of speech: noun

1. A curve or complete bend in a cord or other cylindrical body, forming an oval or circular ring. 2. A more or less sharp and more or less complete bend or curve in a nerve or blood- vessel or urinary tubule. 3. A platinum wire, set in a glass handle, its extremity bent into a small circle; used for transferring part of a bacterial colony to a fresh culture medium.

Usage examples for loop:

  • On the end of this he made a loop which he passed round his shoulders, and then, raising his eyes to heaven with an imploring look, he leapt into the sea. "The Life of a Ship", R.M. Ballantyne
  • Taking a spear from Mbopo he passed it through the loop of the golden ankh and signed to the two brothers to raise it. "The Blind Lion of the Congo", Elliott Whitney
  • Ramjee lifted the great loop in both hands, and leaned over till he almost touched the wild animal. "The Eagle Cliff", R.M. Ballantyne

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