Technology / Programming / Loop: The repetition of code based upon certain conditions expressed by one of the following conditionals: if...elif...else, while, or for. The body of the loop is that part in which the computer does something if the condition is true. Looping is also known as iteration.
Loop Verb Synonyms: hoop, noose, ring, circle, bow, eye, eyelet, coil, whorl, bend
Science / Biology / Loop Of Henle: A U-shaped loop between the proximal and distal tubules in the kidney. MORE
Technology / Computers / Loopback: A diagnostic test that returns the transmitted signal back to the sending device after it has passed through a network or across a particular link. The returned signal can then be compared to the tran MORE
Entertainment / Bowling / Looping The Ball: A slow big hook. Also, the act of bringing your throwing hand behind your back in your armswing as it loops from out to in; generally not desirable. See also armswing, inside out armswing and outside MORE
Technology / Motorcycle / Loop Frame: Early motorcycle frame design in which the downtube curves underneath the engine case and then upward to become the seat-post. The earliest motorcycle builders were adapting gasoline engines to 19th c MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Loop Of Stationary Wave: That portion of the oscillating area where the vertical movement is greatest. MORE