Flap tile
Flap Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly-flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster]

A cartilaginous flap upon the opening of the larynx. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. A hinged leaf, as of a table or shutter. [1913 Webster]

3. The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it; as, the flap of a sail or of a wing. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. (Far.) A disease in the lips of horses. [1913 Webster]

5. (Aeronautics) a movable part of an airplane wing, used to increase lift or drag, especially when taking off or landing. used often in the plural. [WordNet 1.5]

{Flap tile}, a tile with a bent up portion, to turn a corner or catch a drip.

{Flap valve} (Mech.), a valve which opens and shuts upon one hinged side; a clack valve. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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