what is difference between eyelet and loop
From Middle English oylet, from Old French oillet, equivalent to Old French oil (“eye”) + -et (diminutive suffix). Spelling as eye + -let is due to folk etymology.
- IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.lət/
- Homophone: islet
eyelet (plural eyelets)
- An object that consists of a rim and small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. An eyelet may reinforce a hole.
- Push the aglet of the shoelace through each of the eyelets, one at a time.
- A shaped metal embellishment containing a hole, used in scrapbook. Eyelets are typically set by punching a hole in the page, placing the smooth side of the eyelet on a table, positioning the paper over protruding edge and curling the edge down using a hammer and eyelet setter.
- Cotton fabric with small holes.
- The contact tip of the base of a light bulb.
- A peephole.
- A little eye.
eyelet (third-person singular simple present eyelets, present participle eyeleting, simple past and past participle eyeleted)
- (transitive) To make eyelets in.
- IPA(key): /luːp/
- Rhymes: -uːp
- Homophone: loupe
From Middle English loupe (“noose, loop”), earlier lowp-knot (“loop-knot”), of North Germanic origin, from Old Norse hlaup (“a run”), used in the sense of a “running knot”, from hlaupa (“to leap”), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną (“to leap, run”). Compare Swedish löp-knut (“loop-knot”), Danish løb-knude (“a running knot”), Danish løb (“a course”). More at leap.
loop (plural loops)
- A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening.
- The opening so formed.
- A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.
- Arches, loops, and whorls are patterns found in fingerprints.
- A ring road or beltway.
- An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.
- A complete circuit for an electric current.
- (programming) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.
- (graph theory) An edge that begins and ends on the same vertex.
- (topology) A path that starts and ends at the same point.
- (transport) A bus or rail route, walking route, etc. that starts and ends at the same point.
- (rail transport) A place at a terminus where trains or trams can turn round and go back the other way without having to reverse; a balloon loop, turning loop, or reversing loop.
- (algebra) A quasigroup with an identity element.
- A loop-shaped intrauterine device.
- An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane.
- A small, narrow opening; a loophole.
- Alternative form of loup (mass of iron).
- (biochemistry) A flexible region in a protein’s secondary structure.
- control structure
- loop line, loopline
From the noun.
loop (third-person singular simple present loops, present participle looping, simple past and past participle looped)
- (transitive) To form something into a loop.
- (transitive) To fasten or encircle something with a loop.
- (transitive) To fly an aircraft in a loop.
- (transitive) To move something in a loop.
- (transitive) To join electrical components to complete a circuit.
- (transitive) To duplicate the route of a pipeline.
- (transitive) To create an error in a computer program so that it runs in an endless loop and the computer freezes up.
- (intransitive) To form a loop.
- (intransitive) To move in a loop.
- The program loops until the user presses a key.
- To place in a loop.
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- Appendix:Parts of the knot
- OOPL, Polo, Pool, polo, pool
- IPA(key): /lʊəp/
From Dutch lopen, from Middle Dutch lôpen, from Old Dutch lōpan, from Proto-West Germanic *hlaupan, from Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną (“to run”).
loop (present loop, present participle lopende, past participle geloop)
- (intransitive) to walk
- loep (Western Cape)
From Dutch loop, from Middle Dutch lôop, from Old Dutch *lōp.
loop (plural lope, diminutive lopie)
- walking, gait
- (of events) course
- (of guns) barrel
- (informal) business end (of a rifle, etc.)
- (music, usually in diminutive) run: a rapid passage in music, especially along a scale
- IPA(key): /loːp/
- Hyphenation: loop
- Rhymes: -oːp
From Middle Dutch lôop, from Old Dutch *lōp.
loop m (plural lopen, diminutive loopje n)
- course, duration
- a river course
- course of a projectile
- barrel (of a firearm)
- Afrikaans: loop
- → Indonesian: lop
- → Papiamentu: lop
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
- first-person singular present indicative of lopen
- imperative of lopen
- Pool, pool
loop m (plural loops)
- (computing) loop (repeating sequence of instructions)
- loop (aircraft manoeuvre)
- (programmed sequence of instructions): ciclo, laço
- (aircraft manoeuvre): looping
- in loop