Translation of loop in Spanish:


curva, n.

Pronunciation /lup//luːp/


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    • 1.1(shape)

      curva feminine
      (in river) meandro masculine
      • On the back, the design looked like a cross with a loop on top.
      • I laughed at her comical expression and threw her a bright red sweater with funny loops and dots all over it.
      • As it tended to dry quickly, it was pinned up in intricate crosses and loops.
      • Rounds, loops, and crescents, she recalled Elgeran speaking of them once or twice.
      • The Western trumpet is built in the traditional shape of one long loop.
      • Tattooed on his right arm were vines that wrapped twice around in a figure-eight with a punctured heart centered in the top loop and the dollar emblem emblazoned on the bottom.
      • Hysteresis loop shape has been widely used to characterize magnetic properties.
      • The example shown above can be drawn with a single loop.
      • Curve the ends around to make an oval loop, a circle wreath, or even bend it a bit to make a heart shape.
      • The work of coding these interfaces involves making loops, splicing loops together, and nesting loops within loops.
      • Play with the loop until the desired shape is accomplished
      • It's got a sun dial design on the front and this cross with a loop on the back.
      • For heating, I thought I'd get some rubber tubing and lay it in loops round the clumps of herbs.
      • This suggests an unconstrained loop shape, even in rather immature specimens of this form.
      • Sitting in the middle of his mantelpiece was an object of gold, about eight inches tall and six wide, shaped like a cross with a loop at the top.
      • Actually the Egyptian cross known as the Ankh is the cross with a loop at the top which is the symbol for the Nile river.
      • The shape of the loop seems simple but in fact it is not.
      • A loop is not a circle for it lacks symmetry, and moreover, it can have several centers.
      • Such a disciplined-line differs markedly from the vibrant curves, loops, and swirls found on the earlier landscape drawings.
      • They move at the same speed running in big loops round and round with little or no hope of either getting open and or scoring.

    • 1.2(in string, cable)

      lazada feminine
      before noun loop antenna / (British) aerial antena de cuadro feminine
      • I started feeling stupid and rather ashamed for getting myself in this idiotic situation - clinging tight to a swinging loop of rope too scared to carry on.
      • Tie knots at the vertices and stretch the thread into a simple loop.
      • One loop of rope had slipped off her right wrist.
      • They knew what I was about to suggest: tie the short rope permanently to our dead tree, put a loop in the end, and hang the long ropes through the loop.
      • He's holding one of the loops of the rope around the winding mechanism.
      • It simply consists of a steel hook and a piece of rope with a loop on the end.
      • Heloise held up her key ring, showing Hank the house key that was threaded on a separate loop.
      • It was a process a bit like tying a granny knot: twisting one edge of the sausage rope into a loop, then threading the other end through, looping it, and twisting again.
      • The sling is simply a piece of material held as a loop in the hand.
      • He began to tie a single rope with loops, weaving it in and out of itself until it was bulky and thick; looking like it consisted of three or four ropes.
      • When using my sewing machine, large loops and tangles of thread are generated on the bottom side of the fabric.
      • She nodded and slid the black loop with the rope off her waist.
      • Thread the wire loop through the top corner eyelets and attach a necklace cord.
      • The turban was wound so that a loop of material hanging below the chin could be pulled up to cover the face.
      • Looser fitting dresses fell from square dungaree-style tops, held up with shoulder straps which roped through little loops along the neckline.
      • To construct Pieranski's knot, you fold a circular loop of rope and tie two multiple overhand knots in it.
      • They dropped a rope with a loop into the pit, and asked the boy to insert his hands into it.
      • Sew a decorative button or bead on one end and create a thread loop covered with yarn buttonhole stitches on the opposite end.
      • He tied a sturdy knot pulling the rope into a loop and then checked to make sure it was secure.
      • He shooed the young steer out of his way, and back, onto firmer ground, and then spun the loop of the rope lazily, letting it swing out in an arc and settle squarely over the cow's horns.

    • 1.3(in sewing)

      presilla feminine

    • 1.4

      • A Network Rail spokeswoman said one wagon in the middle section of the train derailed on a freight loop line, knocking the front of the train onto the main line and damaging a set of points.
      • Rail users and politicians have reacted with fury to the news that trains are being cut to increase reliability on the Oldham-Rochdale loop line.
      • But the London to Birmingham railway bypassed it in 1838, and a loop line to Birmingham was only established in 1872.
      • Plans to build a loop line so more than one train could use the branch, longer platforms and a bridge at Freeport have been shunted aside indefinitely by the Government's Strategic Rail Authority in a financial freeze.
      • The blazing timber yard, which is close to a main train line, brought services on the Tilbury loop line to halt as the line was closed for safety reasons.

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    • 2.1(circuit)

      circuito cerrado masculine
      lazo masculine
      • The circuit includes a feedback loop that adjusts the output signal so that the lower voltages are chopped at a reference voltage input into the driver.
      • When any charged particle is rotating, it behaves like a current loop with a magnetic moment.
      • When you pick up a handset it generates a loop current in the circuit.
      • Solenoids also supply voltage to the glow coil and are part of the electrical loop.
      • In the current simulations the external loops remain unstructured under all conditions examined.

    • 2.2Computing

      bucle masculine
      • The core of the proposed data analysis methodology consists of iterating an elementary loop of model building until a satisfactory result is obtained.
      • Since programs often execute the same loops and subroutines over and over, the translation cache is very effective.
      • With the exception of the HD demo loops, all programming is identical.
      • As we saw last month, intelligent use of custom actions means creating our own mini-language, with its own loops, conditionals and variables.
      • One last tip I'd like to offer is using loops from the command line.

    • 2.3Audio Cinema

      bucle masculine
      • It's like watching a short film on endless loop.
      • These programs ranged from short, silent video loops to interactive computer stations.
      • Tape loops, samples, piano and the odd vibraphone take these songs away from the usual acoustic fare in favour of quirkier, yet still emotional, folk pop.
      • The video, shown as a continuous loop, begins quietly.
      • The protagonist's state of mind is manifested through extreme film loops and continually recurring sound motifs.
      • There are fading red chrysanthemums in a vase, a red fish swimming in a bowl, a video monitor with a continuous loop of these many red things and more.
      • Machine noises, tape loops, squeals, screams and almighty levels of static all covered every second of their music.
      • The menu is a continuous loop of a deleted scene from the film.
      • The film itself is on a continuous loop that makes it difficult to tell beginning from end.
      • In a tape loop in the living-room installation, she projects the image of an old television on two kitschy landscapes.
      • There have been between five and eight people reviewing two ten second loops of tape almost continuously for two days.
      • Many of the songs sound like rehashed versions of oldies while the band also indulges in experiments with tape loops and minimalist restrictions.
      • It's an endless loop of videos interspersed with adverts.
      • He would record it on a cassette, then copy it and copy it, making in effect multiple tape loops.
      • They were playing HDTV loops of saturated colored landscapes and the entire room would change color every few seconds, from all the backlights.
      • As part of an exhibit about the Jewish holocaust, the museum had a Nazi propaganda film going on continuous loop.

    • 2.4British (contraceptive)

      espiral feminine
      dispositivo intrauterino masculine

transitive verb

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    loop the wool haz una lazada con la lana
    • I looped the dog's lead over the post enganché la correa del perro en el poste
    • to loop one's 'l's hacer las eles con curva
    • Syd laughed and walked over to me then looped her arms around my neck.
    • Raymond sat in a chair, stripped to only swim trunks and a towel looped over his shoulder.
    • It was a process a bit like tying a granny knot: twisting one edge of the sausage rope into a loop, then threading the other end through, looping it, and twisting again.
    • They climbed the wall and hooked themselves in position by looping ropes around some of the jagged metal twists.
    • I kept looping her arms around my neck as I said ‘arms around the neck - this is how you hug!’
    • Without waiting for a response, she grabbed hold of one of Isabella's arm, looped it through her own, and then pulled her into the drawing room.
    • When I bent down to loop the wet laces, something low, slow, and wavering caught my eye.
    • Once he had finished them off, he summoned the waitress, looped his forefinger in the air and said, ‘Do it again.’
    • Most looped around, and connected to the main road higher up.
    • I shook off the arm the guy in question had looped around my waist.
    • The bands - flat and wide or thin and round, with varying degrees of resistance - can be knotted and looped around furniture.
    • Andy climbed a rope, all the way to the ceiling of the gymnasium - some twenty feet up - and by looping the rope around his leg managed to stay there.
    • One thing I like is the location of the hole to loop the carry strap.
    • Kari shrugged then looped her arm through his, leaning her head on his shoulder.
    • Isabella laughed as she sprayed on her perfume then looped her arm through mine.
    • He smiled and grabbed my hand and looped it through his arm.
    • Use the pliers to loop the ends of the wire into spirals.
    • Another important point - always loop the camera strap around your neck.
    • For two weeks the shuttle had been looping the globe to the obliviousness of the vast majority of the world's population, which was largely preoccupied with the fate of Iraq.
    • Brian shows me how to tie my fly, twisting the line four times then looping it back through.
    • Each man had a canteen strapped to his belt or looped over his shoulder.

intransitive verb

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    (plane) rizar el rizo
    • In this way, particles loop back and forth, gaining energy at each passage.
    • We looped round to Elgin, and came back by the coast.
    • Through the stones, walkers will be able to trace the course of a farmer's year simply by following the route, which loops from Stenkrith to Hartley and back.
    • Metromover is an elevated tramway looping 1.9 miles around downtown with automated cars running every 5 minutes.
    • During its circuitous voyage, Cassini-Huygens clocked up almost two and a quarter billion miles as it looped across space to the outer solar system.
    • As they looped around the tennis course Jake and Ryan threw in a planned surge abandoning Jonah.
    • It also has a surprising number of rides for shorties, including the Buffalo Coaster, which loops out over the lake.
    • On the last day, looping back into Kaunas, we rode together without talking, mile after mile.
    • Unfortunately for him, and his side, the ball looped through the air and under the bar.
    • The sea looks ominous as we loop on to the esplanade and follow the coast for a couple of kilometres past a string of beach houses, mostly modern, with large decks and garish too-new pastel hues.
    • The former hurricane looped back across Florida and bombarded the Texas - Louisiana line last night with heavy rain.
    • We slowed our progress at the intersection point and they looped back around.
    • It also forced me to loop through a farmer's field and invade a woodchuck's privacy to continue my walk.
    • It takes four years to loop around the Sun, although it has a very odd, almost chaotic spin quite unseen in any other asteroid.
    • With nothing to follow, I loop out and back, hoping to sight a cable emerging further out from the wreck.
    • They must have looped around when Jeremy was not there to take the hit.
    • We are opting for a huge social shift in which more and more (banking, shopping, entertainment, working) is done not face to face but by cables looping past our front doors.
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    (road) serpentear