The road loops around the pond.
The necklace is long enough to loop twice around my neck.
She looped a string around her finger.
He sat with his arms looped around his knees.
The ball looped over the shortstop's head into left field for a single.
The batter hit a looping single to left field.
The batter looped a single to left field.
The quarterback looped a pass downfield. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Bikers and walkers can take advantage of the Carl Henn Millennium Trail, an 11-mile multiuse path that borders College Gardens in its loop around Rockville.—Jillian Atelsek, Washington Post, 29 Nov. 2023 Using this and other causal loop diagrams, teams were able to identify leverage points for intervention and foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.—Thomas Lim, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Each wreath comes with a top loop for easy hanging and is suitable for indoor and sheltered outdoor use.—Jenna Sims, Southern Living, 28 Nov. 2023 Black carbon travels and lands on the ice in Greenland, the Arctic, and the Antarctic, and ties into a series of albedo feedback loops, where the dark ice absorbs more radiation from the sun, melts more of the ice, and exposes more land that has previously been covered by ice.—Matt Simon, WIRED, 27 Nov. 2023 Most play tents have a tab with a hook and loop closure to hold them in place when folded down, since the tension of the poles will try to push them back into shape.—Tanya Edwards, Parents, 25 Nov. 2023 Riders on the Rip Ride Rockit go up a 167-foot-tall vertical lift, then several twists, turns, and loops.—Adam Sabes, Fox News, 25 Nov. 2023 For a shorter but similar route, start from Pyramid Mountain trailhead and do the 2.2-mile loop, skipping the Scorpion Trail lead-up.—Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 18 Nov. 2023 And in San Francisco, there is all sorts of talk about schools possibly being the magic elixir that saves downtown from the urban doom loop.—Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 17 Nov. 2023
For a scenic ride this Green Friday, try the Bayshore Bikeway, which goes around the San Diego Bay, covering Coronado down to Silver Strand State Beach and looping back north along Interstate 5 to downtown San Diego.—Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Nov. 2023 With a super stretchy strap, it can be securely looped around any bar, including luggage and buggy handles.—Theresa Holland, Travel + Leisure, 17 Nov. 2023 His work often condenses stories of intricate subjects into brief, looping animations.—Charley Locke, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 It’s got just a handful of stops — nine in all right now — and goes roughly in the opposite direction from the flagship tour (down the Sunset Strip through West Hollywood to Beverly Hills, then looping back down Melrose past Paramount and back up to Hollywood).—Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 The Starship will loop around the planet and splash down north of Hawaii about 90 minutes after liftoff.—William Harwood, CBS News, 15 Nov. 2023 The first option is to loop hanging wire around a secure part of an artificial tree, such as the part of the faux trunk where branches are secured in place.—Linley Sanders, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Nov. 2023 Many parents don’t trust schools to loop them into critical issues facing their children, and some school leaders point to parents who have shunned or abused children struggling with gender identity.—Ali Martin, The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Oct. 2023 With State Farm committed, and with Jason and Donna Kelce on board (Travis Kelce had already done some commercials for State Farm earlier in the year, so the company had a relationship with him), there was just one last person that needed to be looped in: Taylor Swift.—Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Oct. 2023 See More
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Middle English loupe, of unknown origin
Middle English loupe; perhaps akin to Middle Dutch lupen to watch, peer