drip loop

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Noun1.drip loop - a downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building; "when it rained water would fall from the drip loop before it reached the building"
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
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Add a drip loop at the end of any wire run so that any water that does get on the wire drips off here rather than at the connection.
Always put a drip loop in the field wire before connecting the wire to the binding posts.