Definition of Looping

1. Noun. (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained. "The solution is obtained by iteration"

Exact synonyms: Iteration
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Iterate



Definition of Looping

1. n. The running together of the matter of an ore into a mass, when the ore is only heated for calcination.

2. p. pr. & vb. n. of Loop.

Definition of Looping

1. Verb. (present participle of loop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Looping

1. loop [v] - See also: loop

Medical Definition of Looping

1. The running together of the matter of an ore into a mass, when the ore is only heated for calcination. Origin: Cf. D. Loopen to run. Cf. Loop a mass of iron, Leap. Of Loop. Looping snail, any species of land snail of the genus Truncatella; so called because it creeps like the measuring worms. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Looping

loopbacks
looped
looper
loopers
loophole
loopholed
loopholes
loopholing
loopie
loopier
loopies
loopiest
loopily
loopiness
loopinesses
looping (current term)
loopings
loopless
looplight
looplights
loops
loops of spinal nerves
looptail
looptop
loopwise
loopy
loor
loord
loords
loos

Literary usage of Looping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The Belgian and looping Mills: Though it was now possible to roll in long ... Early Type of looping Mill. boid Belgian catcher who first conceived the idea ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Early Type of looping Mill. bold Belgian catcher who first conceived the idea of ... By this looping scheme, the capacity of the finishing train was ..."

3. The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Families of Living by Julia Ellen Rogers (1908)
"The California looping Snail (T. California, Pfr.) has a minute horny shell, ... Only practised eyes can find this little creature, looping along on seaweed ..."

4. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"A Self-looping Nasal Polypus Snare. Shown by Mr. Atwood Thorne. This snare was made by Messrs. Meyer and Meltzer, and consists of a Y-shaped end-piece ..."

5. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1892)
"... further stages in the growth and looping arrangement of the filaments; g, stellate phase, or aster; h, completion of the splitting of the filaments, ..."

6. Diseases of the Intestines by Ismar Boas (1904)
"The case is quite different with displacements of the caecum, deformities and dislocations of the sigmoid flexure, absence of the flexures, abnormal looping ..."

7. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1847)
"... merely lay hold of the last thread, and, by again bringing it through that which was on the rib-needle before, give it an additional looping, ..."

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