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loop back

(1) To send outgoing signals back to the receiving side for testing purposes. See loopback address and loopback plug.

(2) To go back to the beginning of a subroutine in a program. See loop and infinite loop.
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Can I electric "microweld" (with a small rod and low heat) the loop back onto the barrel once I determine exactly where?
After leaving the park, runners come down on to the Dock Road before doing a loop back up Parliament Street and returning to the park.
These steps might not proceed in the order listed, and many steps will loop back as additional information becomes known.
The driver told the woman his bus was heading in a loop back to Durham and she got off near the Meadowfield Sports Centre at about 6.30pm.
Closing the loop back to an input Pre-Regulator Module[TM] (PRM) or DC/DC converter compensates for [R.sub.out].
"Wal-Mart will make the loop back to the manufacturers, but we don't know how long it will be before manufacturers are able to execute on the data and use it for real-time decision making," says Polsonetti.
Because the upper level storage management feature sets are only included in the upper Error Recovery Levels of the protocol (such as guaranteeing no single point of failure and job loop back) and because these feature sets were not included in most early product releases, the market expectation for quality performance was severely damaged.
The film is full of wonderful and surreal imagery as memories literally fall apart before our very eyes - locations crumble, people vanish without warning and time seems to loop back like some giant Moebius strip.