Topology vs. Loop

Topology vs. Loop — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Topology and Loop

Topologynoun

Topographic study of a given place, especially the history of a region as indicated by its topography.

Loopnoun

A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.

Topologynoun

(Medicine) The anatomical structure of a specific area or part of the body.

Loopnoun

The opening formed by such a doubled line.

Topologynoun

The study of certain properties that do not change as geometric figures or spaces undergo continuous deformation. These properties include openness, nearness, connectedness, and continuity.

Loopnoun

Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.

Topologynoun

The underlying structure that gives rise to such properties for a given figure or space

The topology of a doughnut and a picture frame are equivalent.

Loopnoun

(Electricity) A closed circuit.

Topologynoun

(Computers) The arrangement in which the nodes of a network are connected to each other.

Loopnoun

(Computers) A sequence of instructions that repeats either a specified number of times or until a particular condition is met.

Topologynoun

(mathematics) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.

Loopnoun

A loop-shaped intrauterine device.

Topologynoun

(mathematics) A collection τ of subsets of a set X such that the empty set and X are both members of τ and τ is closed under finitary intersections and arbitrary unions.

Loopnoun

A flight maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane with the lateral axis of the aircraft remaining horizontal.

Topologynoun

(medicine) The anatomical structure of part of the body.

Loopnoun

A segment of film or magnetic tape whose ends are joined, making a strip that can be continuously replayed.

Topologynoun

(computing) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network.

Loopnoun

(Sports) See league1.

Topologynoun

(technology) The properties of a particular technological embodiment that are not affected by differences in the physical layout or form of its application.

Loopnoun

A loophole through which small arms may be fired.

Topologynoun

(topography) The topographical study of geographic locations or given places in relation to their history.

Loopverb

To form into a loop.

Topologynoun

(dated) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.

Loopverb

To fasten, join, or encircle with loops or a loop.

Topologynoun

topographic study of a given place (especially the history of place as indicated by its topography);

Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age

Loopverb

To fly (an aircraft) in a loop.

Topologynoun

the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region

Loopverb

To move in a loop or an arc.

Topologynoun

the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions

Loopverb

(Electricity) To join (conductors) so as to complete a circuit.

Topologynoun

the configuration of a communication network

Loopverb

To add or substitute (words) in a film by altering the soundtrack.

Loopverb

To form a loop.

Loopverb

To move in a loop

"The couple looped constantly around the international social circuit" (Walter Isaacson).

Loopverb

To make a loop in an aircraft.

Loopnoun

A length of thread, line or rope that is doubled over to make an opening.

Loopnoun

The opening so formed.

Loopnoun

A shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself.

Arches, loops, and whorls are patterns found in fingerprints.

Loopnoun

A ring road or beltway.

Loopnoun

An endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition.

Loopnoun

A complete circuit for an electric current.

Loopnoun

(programming) A programmed sequence of instructions that is repeated until or while a particular condition is satisfied.

Loopnoun

(graph theory) An edge that begins and ends on the same vertex.

Loopnoun

(topology) A path that starts and ends at the same point.

Loopnoun

(transportation) A bus or rail route, walking route, etc. that starts and ends at the same point.

Loopnoun

(algebra) A quasigroup with an identity element.

Loopnoun

A loop-shaped intrauterine device.

Loopnoun

An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical plane.

Loopnoun

A small, narrow opening; a loophole.

Loopnoun

alternative form of loup|nodot=yes(mass of iron).

Loopnoun

(biochemistry) A flexible region in a protein's secondary structure.

Loopverb

(transitive) To form something into a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To fasten or encircle something with a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To fly an aircraft in a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To move something in a loop.

Loopverb

(transitive) To join electrical components to complete a circuit.

Loopverb

(transitive) To duplicate the route of a pipeline.

Loopverb

(transitive) To create an error in a computer program so that it runs in an endless loop and the computer freezes up.

Loopverb

(intransitive) To form a loop.

Loopverb

(intransitive) To move in a loop.

The program loops until the user presses a key.

Loopnoun

fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

Loopnoun

anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

Loopnoun

(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated;

the solution took hundreds of iterations

Loopnoun

an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan);

he's no longer in the loop

Loopnoun

the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

Loopnoun

a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

Loopnoun

the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop

Loopnoun

an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

Loopnoun

a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

Loopnoun

a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane

Loopverb

move in loops;

The bicycle looped around the tree

Loopverb

make a loop in;

loop a rope

Loopverb

fly loops, perform a loop;

the stunt pilot looped his plane

Loopverb

wind around something in coils or loops

Loopverb

fasten or join with a loop;

He looped the watch through his belt