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Bight vs. Loop

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Bightnoun

A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow

‘the bight of a horse's knee’; ‘the bight of an elbow’;

Loopnoun

A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening.

Bightnoun

An area of sea lying between two promontories, larger than a bay, wider than a gulf

Loopnoun

The opening so formed.

Bightnoun

(geography) A bend or curve in a coastline, river, or other geographical feature.

Loopnoun

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

‘Arches, loops, and whorls are patterns found in fingerprints.’;

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Bightnoun

A curve in a rope

Loopnoun

A ring road or beltway.

Bightnoun

A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow; as, the bight of a horse's knee; the bight of an elbow.

Loopnoun

An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.

Bightnoun

A bend in a coast forming an open bay; as, the Bight of Benin.

Loopnoun

A complete circuit for an electric current.

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Bightnoun

The double part of a rope when folded, in distinction from the ends; that is, a round, bend, or coil not including the ends; a loop.

Loopnoun

(programming) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.

Bightnoun

a loop in a rope

Loopnoun

(graph theory) An edge that begins and ends on the same vertex.

Bightnoun

a bend or curve (especially in a coastline)

Loopnoun

(topology) A path that starts and ends at the same point.

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Bightnoun

a broad bay formed by an indentation (a bight) in the shoreline;

‘the Bight of Benin’; ‘the Great Australian Bight’;

Loopnoun

(transportation) A bus or rail route, walking route, etc. that starts and ends at the same point.

Bightnoun

the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends)

Loopnoun

(algebra) A quasigroup with an identity element.

Bightverb

fasten with a bight

Loopnoun

A loop-shaped intrauterine device.

Bightnoun

a curve or recess in a coastline, river, or other geographical feature.

Loopnoun

An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane.

Bightnoun

a loop of rope.

Loopnoun

A small, narrow opening; a loophole.

Loopnoun

alternative form of loup|nodot=yes(mass of iron).

Loopnoun

(biochemistry) A flexible region in a protein's secondary structure.

Loopverb

(transitive) To form something into a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To fasten or encircle something with a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To fly an aircraft in a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To move something in a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To join electrical components to complete a circuit.

Loopverb

(transitive) To duplicate the route of a pipeline.

Loopverb

(transitive) To create an error in a computer program so that it runs in an endless loop and the computer freezes up.

Loopverb

(intransitive) To form a loop.

Loopverb

(intransitive) To move in a loop.

‘The program loops until the user presses a key.’;

Loopnoun

A mass of iron in a pasty condition gathered into a ball for the tilt hammer or rolls.

Loopnoun

A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through which another thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which a hook can be hooked into; an eye, as of metal; a staple; a noose; a bight.

‘That the probation bear no hinge, nor loopTo hang a doubt on.’;

Loopnoun

A small, narrow opening; a loophole.

‘And stop all sight-holes, every loop from whenceThe eye of Reason may pry in upon us.’;

Loopnoun

A curve of any kind in the form of a loop.

Loopnoun

A wire forming part of a main circuit and returning to the point from which it starts.

Loopnoun

The portion of a vibrating string, air column, etc., between two nodes; - called also ventral segment.

Loopverb

To make a loop of or in; to fasten with a loop or loops; - often with up; as, to loop a string; to loop up a curtain.

Loopnoun

fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

Loopnoun

anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

Loopnoun

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated;

‘the solution took hundreds of iterations’;

Loopnoun

an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan);

‘he's no longer in the loop’;

Loopnoun

the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

Loopnoun

a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

Loopnoun

the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop

Loopnoun

an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

Loopnoun

a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

Loopnoun

a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane

Loopverb

move in loops;

‘The bicycle looped around the tree’;

Loopverb

make a loop in;

‘loop a rope’;

Loopverb

fly loops, perform a loop;

‘the stunt pilot looped his plane’;

Loopverb

wind around something in coils or loops

Loopverb

fasten or join with a loop;

‘He looped the watch through his belt’;

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