how to pronounce loop


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loop is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of loop in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… underestimate the feedback loop that you …”

meanings of loop


  1. A ring road or beltway.
  2. A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
  3. A complete circuit for an electric current.
  4. A place at a terminus where trains or trams can turn round and go back the other way without having to reverse; a balloon loop, turning loop, or reversing loop.
  5. An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane.
  6. A bus or rail route, walking route, etc. that starts and ends at the same point.
  7. A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
  8. An edge that begins and ends on the same vertex.
  9. Alternative form of loup (mass of iron).
  10. A loop-shaped intrauterine device.
  11. A path that starts and ends at the same point.
  12. A quasigroup with an identity element.
  13. The opening so formed.
  14. An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
  15. A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening.
  16. A flexible region in a protein's secondary structure.
  17. A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.


  1. To form something into a loop.
  2. To move in a loop.
  3. To place in a loop.
  4. To join electrical components to complete a circuit.
  5. To create an error in a computer program so that it runs in an endless loop and the computer freezes up.
  6. To move something in a loop.
  7. To form a loop.
  8. To fasten or encircle something with a loop.
  9. To fly an aircraft in a loop.
  10. To duplicate the route of a pipeline.


  1. A surname​.

loop frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word loop occurs in english on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics loop can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that loop can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to loop


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