A thing that makes a full circle makes a loop, but a loop doesn’t have to take the shape of a perfect circle. A loop may be circular or oval.

  • Some parts of a roller coaster take the shape of a loop.
  • A cowboy’s lasso forms a loop in order to snare horses and other animals.
  • A person’s fingerprints are composed of loops and whirls.
  • A necklace loops around the wearer’s neck. (In this sentence, loop is a verb.)
  • Trains in downtown areas of large cites often go around in a loop.
  • Downtown Chicago is encircled by elevated trains. This area is called The Loop.
  • Fruit Loops are a popular breakfast cereal for children (and some adults!).

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This page was published on May 21, 2017.