the loop


: a group of people who know about or have influence or control over something
She wants to stay in the loop as these changes are being considered.
He claims that he was kept out of the loop when the decision to sell the company was being made.

Examples of the loop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One way to explain that is that with ‘humans in the loop’ and assistive AI, the AI has to be able to interact with humans in particular ways. John Werner, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Sheeran kept the fans in the loop with the release of Autumn Variations (Fan Living Room Sessions), a compilation of recordings from 14 fan visits, which can be streamed in full below. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 22 Nov. 2023 Your son may need more support, such as therapy with someone who specializes in anxiety, so keep your pediatrician in the loop. Meghan Leahy, Washington Post, 15 Nov. 2023 With all processes for which Nationwide utilizes generative AI models today, there’s always a human in the loop to address potential errors. Byjohn Kell, Fortune, 8 Nov. 2023 However, the loop isn’t discernible so you won’t be distracted by it. Rachael Hogg, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Oct. 2023 The further from the eye, the larger the loop and vice versa. Joe Cermele, Outdoor Life, 18 Oct. 2023 Lace your foot into the loop, placing it just behind your knee. Cori Ritchey, Men's Health, 16 Aug. 2023 So to get that book out—I’m hoping the loop may stop for a little bit. David Remnick, The New Yorker, 17 Oct. 2023 See More

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“The loop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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