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  • A communication channel from a switching center or an individual message distribution point to the user terminal. Synonym subscriber line.
  • In telephone systems, a pair of wires from a central office to a subscriber's telephone. Synonyms local loop, user's line. See also local exchange loop.
  • Go and return conductors of an electric circuit; a closed circuit.
  • A closed path under measurement in a resistance test.
  • A type of antenna used extensively in direction-finding equipment and in UHF reception.
  • A sequence of instructions that may be executed iteratively while a certain condition prevails. In some implementations, no test is made to discover whether the condition prevails until the loop has been executed once. (FP) (ISO)