Clap
Clap Clap, n. [Cf. OF. clapoir.] Gonorrhea. [1913 Webster]

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  • Clap — (kl[a^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clapped} (kl[a^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clapping}.] [AS. clappan; akin to Icel. & Sw. klappa, D, klappen, to clap, prate, G. klaffen, v. i., to split open, yelp, klopfen, v. t. & i., to knock.] 1. To strike; to slap; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clap — or CLAP may refer to: Clapping, producing sound for applause or other purposes Child Labour Action Programme Clap skate, type of ice skate used in speed skating Clap , an instrumental song by Yes from The Yes Album People Margaret Clap or Mother… …   Wikipedia

  • Clap — (kl[a^]p), n. 1. A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang. Give the door such a clap, as you go out, as will shake the whole room. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion. [1913 Webster] Horrible claps of thunder.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clap — [ klap ] n. m. • 1952; mot angl., de to clap « choquer » ♦ Cin. Petit tableau sur lequel est numérotée chaque prise de chaque séquence d un film, muni d un claquoir signalant le commencement de chaque tournage de plan. ⇒ claquette, claquoir;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • clap — clap·bread; clap·per·dud·geon; clap; clap·board; clap·per; bon·ny·clap·per; …   English syllables

  • clap — clap1 [klap] vi. clapped, clapping [ME clappen < OE clæppan, to throb, beat; akin to ON klapp, OHG klapf, clap, crack: orig. echoic] 1. to make a sudden, explosive sound, as of two flat surfaces being struck together 2. to strike the palms of… …   English World dictionary

  • Clap — Clap, v. i. 1. To knock, as at a door. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike the hands together in applause. [1913 Webster] Their ladies bid them clap. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To come together suddenly with noise. [1913 Webster] The doors… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clap — interj. Cuvânt care imită zgomotul produs prin închiderea bruscă a unui capac, a unei curse de prins animale etc. [var.: clapc interj.] – Onomatopee. Trimis de hai, 01.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  clap interj. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • clap — Ⅰ. clap [1] ► VERB (clapped, clapping) 1) strike the palms of (one s hands) together repeatedly, especially to applaud. 2) slap encouragingly on the back. 3) place (a hand) briefly over one s face as a gesture of dismay. 4) (of a bird) flap (its… …   English terms dictionary

  • Clap — (englisch für Klatschen) ist ein Nachname, Träger des Namens sind: Margaret Clap († 1726), britische Wirtin Thomas Clap (1703–1767), Präsident des Yale College Siehe auch: Clapp Diese Seite is …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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