infinite loop

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n.1.(Computers) a series of instructions in a computer program which, when executed, cause a cyclic repetition of the same instructions, with no other action by the program, for as long as the program continues to be executed, or the loop is interrupted by some external action.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The shield was held by tight loops to his left arm, while in his right hand he grasped his heavy knife.
The pronghorn doe slowed and cut a tight loop. The buck followed then paused at 90 yards.
The tracking system shows the plane do a tight loop and circle back towards its destination after the massive overshoot.
With their capabilities of forming a tight loop from detection to response, to prediction and finally prevention, cyber insurance services can provide organisations and governments with the ammunition to respond to some of the most sophisticated challenges.
Loose loop was present in 99 women (60.37%) and tight loop was present in 65 women (39.63%).
One method was to string smooth wire through the holes to create a tight loop. Barbed wire was then strung through these loops.
With 80 teams taking part, there was potential for accidents on the initial tight loop, but Richard Smith on leg one managed to stay out of trouble until the field started to stretch out at the top of the first climb.
As the first provider-owned health plan in New York, North Shore-LIJ will be able to keep its new insurance members within its own network and steer them toward its providers, keeping everyone in a tight loop.
* Select flooring products such as tight loop or short cut pile carpeting, hardwood, and hard-surface flooring that collect minimal dust and dirt and can be easily cleaned.
His friend told police after the tragedy that he was swinging on a rope and turned round to see Connor had put his head through a tight loop on another swing, and that he was going purple.
I sneak a quick glance across a vineyard, maneuver a tight loop around one of the valley's gorgeous barns, then come to a complete stop--you can do that in the middle of the road here in March--to read the highest stack of winery arrows I've ever seen in my life.