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1. One that makes loops.
2. See inchworm.


1. a person or thing that loops or makes loops
2. (Animals) another name for a measuring worm


(ˈlu pər)

1. a person or thing that loops something or forms loops.
2. a measuringworm.
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Noun1.looper - small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segmentslooper - small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
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Loopers: A Caddie's Long Walk PG, 80mins, opens Tuesday BILL Murray was once a caddie and the star narrates this fascinating documentary about the men and women whose trade is carrying golfers' bags.
While former caddie and star of Caddyshack, Bill Murray, narrates Loopers: The Caddie's Long Walk, which explains the importance of a golfer's righthand man.
This past spring, we had a problem with squirrels and rabbits eating our Swiss chard, and cabbage loopers attacking the brassicas.
However, this relatively long period of growth could expose the grass to yield-reducing insects, such as grass loopers (Mods species; Lepidoptera: Erebidae) (Meagher 2001), and fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda [J.
In a futuristic world, time travel is used by criminal organisations to eliminate problematic people, with assassins, known as loopers, sent 30 years into the past to do the deed.
[f.sub.1,2]--gap between loopers and outer needles at the interaction points [B.sub.1], [B.sub.2] ([f.sub.1] = 0, 1mm, [f.sub.2] = 0,2 mm).
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Described as a "holy-terror," the Rainmaker is an enigmatic figure who, according to old Joe, takes control of the world's major criminal organizations and subsequently begins capturing and killing loopers. In the process of being apprehended by the Rainmaker's henchmen, Joe's wife is killed.
The cabbage loopers were kept on the same schedule.
Despite the fear, the Button Factory wasn't filled with the loopers seen during the initial stages of the X Factor.
Like all loopers, Joe knows his life expectancy is finite and one day he will close the loop by gunning down his future self.