an aerial that consists of one or more coils of wire wound on a frame. Maximum radiation or reception is in the plane of the loop, the minimum occurring at right angles to it Sometimes shortened to loop Also called frame aerial
noun 1. . [boh] /boʊ/ noun 1. a chair back formed of a single length of wood bent into a horseshoe form and fitted to a seat or arm rail, with spindles or slats as a filling.
- Loop combination
A program transformation where the bodies of two loops are merged into one thus reducing the overhead of manipulating and testing the control variable and branching. Further optimisation of the merged code may then become possible. In horizontal loop combination the bodies of the loops are largely independent so only the loop overhead is saved. […]
- Loop diuretic
noun 1. (med) any of a group of diuretics, including frusemide, that act by inhibiting resorption of salts from Henle’s loop of the kidney tubule loop diuretic n. A class of diuretic agents that act by inhibiting reabsorption of sodium and chloride.
[loopt] /lupt/ adjective 1. having or consisting of loops; loopy. 2. Slang. [loop] /lup/ noun 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 […]