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loop of a curve

lazo de una curva

English-Spanish mathematics dictionary. . 1964.

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• loop — [n] circle, spiral bend, circuit, circumference, coil, convolution, curl, curve, eyelet, hoop, kink, knot, loophole, noose, ring, twirl, twist, whorl, wreath; concept 436 Ant. line loop [v] circle, spiral arc, arch, begird, bend, bow, braid, coil …   New thesaurus

• loop — ► NOUN 1) a shape produced by a curve that bends round and crosses itself. 2) (also loop the loop) a manoeuvre in which an aircraft describes a vertical circle in the air. 3) an endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary

• Loop — Loop, n. [Cf. Ir. & Gael. lub loop, noose, fold, thong, bend, lub to bend, incline.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Loop knot — Loop Loop, n. [Cf. Ir. & Gael. lub loop, noose, fold, thong, bend, lub to bend, incline.] 1. 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• curve — [n] arched, rounded line or object ambit, arc, arch, bend, bight, bow, camber, catenary, chord, circle, circuit, circumference, compass, concavity, contour, crook, curlicue, curvation, curvature, ellipse, festoon, flexure, hairpin, half moon,… …   New thesaurus

• loop — 1. A sharp curve or complete bend in a vessel, cord, or other cylindrical body, forming an oval or circular ring. SEE ALSO: ansa. 2. A wire (usually of platinum or nichrome) fixed into a handle at one end and bent into a circle at the other,… …   Medical dictionary

• loop — I. /lup / (say loohp) noun 1. a folding or doubling of a portion of a cord, lace, ribbon, etc., upon itself, so as to leave an opening between the parts. 2. anything shaped more or less like a loop, as a line drawn on paper, a part of a letter, a …   Australian English dictionary

• loop — n. & v. n. 1 a a figure produced by a curve, or a doubled thread etc., that crosses itself. b anything forming this figure. 2 a similarly shaped attachment or ornament formed of cord or thread etc. and fastened at the crossing. 3 a ring or curved …   Useful english dictionary

• Curve — For other uses, see Curve (disambiguation). A parabola, a simple example of a curve In mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but which is not required to be straight.… …   Wikipedia

• loop — loop1 /loohp/, n. 1. a portion of a cord, ribbon, etc., folded or doubled upon itself so as to leave an opening between the parts. 2. anything shaped more or less like a loop, as a line drawn on paper, a part of a letter, a part of a path, or a… …   Universalium

• loop — loop1 [lu:p] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shape or line)¦ 2¦(computer)¦ 3¦(film/music)¦ 4 be in the loop/be out of the loop 5 knock/throw somebody for a loop 6¦(road/railway)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Scottish Gaelic lub loop, bend ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English