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


(n.) 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.


(v. t.) 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.


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


(n.) A small, narrow opening; a loophole.


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


(n.) A curve of any kind in the form of a loop.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Loop'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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