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4 definitions found
 for looping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Looping \Loop"ing\, n. [Cf. D. loopen to run. Cf. Loop a mass
     of iron, Leap.] (Metal.)
     The running together of the matter of an ore into a mass,
     when the ore is only heated for calcination.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loop \Loop\ (l[=oo]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Looped (l[=oo]pt);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Looping.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Looping \Loop"ing\, p. pr. & vb. n.
     of Loop.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Looping snail (Zool.), any species of land snail of the
        genus Truncatella; -- so called because it creeps like
        the measuring worms.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  looping
      n 1: (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" [syn:
           iteration, looping]

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