What is loop?

  • (noun): A computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on loop, loops:

Kumba (roller Coaster)
... Kumba is a Bolliger Mabillard sit down roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, in Tampa, Florida ... Built in 1993, it stands 143 feet (44 m) tall and has a top speed of 60 mph ...
Loop - Other Uses
... Loop (biochemistry), a flexible region in a protein's secondary structure Loop (education), the process of advancing an elementary school teacher with his or her class Loop (film), a 1999 romantic comedy Loop (knot ...
Tehachapi Loop
... The Tehachapi Loop is a.73 miles (1.17 km) long 'spiral', or helix, on the Union Pacific Railroad line through Tehachapi Pass, of the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern ... of the greatest engineering feats of its day, the Loop was built by the Southern Pacific Railroad beginning in 1874 ... The Loop became the property of the Union Pacific in 1996, when it absorbed the Southern Pacific ...
Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange - Bus Services
... Mo Kio 178 B12 Boon Lay 187 B16 Boon Lay 856 B11 Yishun 858 B4 Changi Airport (loop) 925 B11 Choa Chu Kang/Neo Tiew Crescent (loop) 950 B14 Kotaraya 960 ... B16 Marina Centre 961 ...
Do While Loop
... In most computer programming languages, a do while loop, sometimes just called a while loop, is a control flow statement that allows code to be executed once based on a given Boolean condition ... that unlike most languages, Fortran's do loop is actually the same to the for loop ... Because do while loops check the condition after the block is executed, the control structure is often also known as a post-test loop ...

More definitions of "loop":

  • (noun): An inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan).
    Example: "He's no longer in the loop"
  • (noun): An intrauterine device in the shape of a loop.
  • (verb): Fasten or join with a loop.
    Example: "He looped the watch through his belt"
  • (noun): Anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself).
  • (verb): Make a loop in.
    Example: "Loop a rope"
    Synonyms: intertwine
  • (noun): A flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane.
    Synonyms: loop-the-loop
  • (noun): The basic pattern of the human fingerprint.
  • (verb): Fly loops, perform a loop.
    Example: "The stunt pilot looped his plane"
  • (noun): A complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates.
    Synonyms: closed circuit
  • (noun): Fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines.
    Synonyms: cringle, eyelet, grommet, grummet
  • (noun): The topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop.
    Synonyms: loop topology
  • (noun): (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated.
    Synonyms: iteration
  • (verb): Move in loops.
    Example: "The bicycle looped around the tree"
  • (verb): Wind around something in coils or loops.
    Synonyms: coil, curl