New English-Irish Dictionary
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loop

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun also TRANSP, TV-RAD, MUSlúb fem2  c m ubelt loop lúb chreasaloop-line lúb-bhóthar
verb
2 verb form into loop TRANSITIVEcas verb  c m ulúb verb  c m uhe looped the material around himself chas sé an t-ábhar thart air féin
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3 verb hang in loop INTRANSITIVElúb verb  c m uthe rope loops back on itself twice lúbann an rópa ar ais air féin faoi dhó, tá an rópa ina dhá lúb 4 verb TRANSP of road, track etc. INTRANSITIVEthe road loops around the city tá lúb den bhóthar ag dul timpeall na cathrach, tá cor den bhóthar ag dul timpeall na cathrach 5 verb of sth in air INTRANSITIVElúb verb  c m uthe ball looped over the bar lúb an liathróid thar an trasnán 6 verb move sth on curving course TRANSITIVElúb verb  c m ushe looped her arm round the back of the sofa chuir sí a lámh thart ar chúl an toilg, lúb sí a sciathán thart ar chúl an toilg 7 verb CINE, TV-RAD, MUS of series of images or sounds
INTRANSITIVEbheith ar lúb verb
TRANSITIVEcuir ar lúb verbwe looped the soundtrack chuireamar an fuaimrian ar lúb
phrases

to close the loop

1 ECOL situation of perfect recyclingan lúb a iamhan lúb a dhúnadh 2 bring process to closerud a thabhairt chun crícherud a chur i gcríchclabhsúr a chur le rud

in the loop

informalar an eolasto keep somebody in the loop duine a choinneáil ar an eolas, duine a choimeád ar an eolas

to knock sb for a loop

(US), informal 1 surprise sbbaint siar as duinecroitheadh a bhaint as duinegeit a bhaint as duinestangadh a bhaint as duine 2 impress sbdul i bhfeidhm go mór ar dhuine 3 knock sb overduine a leagan

to loop the loop

also AERO aerobaticslomlúbadhan lúb a lúbadh

out of the loop

informalI felt I was kept out of the loop mhothaigh mé nár coinníodh ar an eolas mé