Strap

  • 1 Strap — Strap, n. [OE. strope, AS. stropp, L. stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. ? a band or cord, fr. ? to twist, to turn (cf. {Strophe}). Cf. {Strop} a strap, a piece of rope.] 1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 strap-on — strapˈ on adjective Able to be held in place by a strap or straps • • • Main Entry: ↑strap * * * strap on «STRAP ON, N», adjective, noun. –adj. attached to a space vehicle or engine for additional thrust: »The vehicle seen on television appeared… …

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  • 3 Strap — Strap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Strapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Strapping}.] 1. To beat or chastise with a strap. [1913 Webster] 2. To fasten or bind with a strap. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To sharpen by rubbing on a strap, or strop; as, to strap a razor …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Strap-on — can be used to describe more than one thing:* Strap on booster, a rocket motor which is used and then discarded * Strap on dildo, a sex toy * Strap on keyboard or keytar , a keyboard instrument or MIDI controller that can be worn on a strap like… …

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  • 5 strap — ► NOUN 1) a strip of flexible material used for fastening, securing, carrying, or holding on to. 2) a strip of metal, often hinged, used for fastening or securing. 3) (the strap) punishment by beating with a leather strap. ► VERB (strapped,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 strap — [strap] n. [dial. form of STROP] 1. a narrow strip or band of leather or other flexible material, often with a buckle or similar fastener at one end, for binding or securing things 2. any flat, narrow piece, as of metal, used as a fastening 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Strap It On — Álbum de Helmet Publicación 1990 (reeditado en noviembre de 1991) Grabación 1990 Género(s) Post hardcore, Noise rock Duración …

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  • 8 strap — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS fin. nel linguaggio di borsa, tipo di contratto a premio per cui il compratore, alla scadenza convenuta, si riserva la facoltà di vendere una determinata quantità di titoli oppure di acquistarne il doppio… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 9 strap — index fetter, handcuff Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 strap — [n] long piece of material band, belt, harness, leash, strop, switch, thong, tie, whip; concepts 471,475 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 strap|pa|do — «struh PAY doh, PAH », noun, plural does. 1. a form of human torture in which the victim was raised by a rope and suddenly let fall the length of the rope. 2. the mechanism for doing this. ╂[alteration of Middle French estrapade < Italian… …

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  • 12 Strap on — Arnés con vibrador incluido Un strap on, también conocido como arnés, es un consolador diseñado para ser usado (por lo general montado en un arnés) en actos sexuales para penetrar a la pareja por vía vaginal, anal u oral, tanto en parejas… …

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  • 13 strap — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, thick, wide ▪ narrow, spaghetti (esp. AmE), thin ▪ tight ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 Strap — A strap, sometimes also called strop, is an elongated flap or ribbon, usually of fabric or leather.Thin straps are used as part of clothing or baggage, or bedding such as a sleeping bag. See for example spaghetti strap, shoulder strap. A strap… …

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  • 15 Strap — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Une strap (de l anglais strap) est une bande ou un ruban de textile ou de cuir de longueur variable. Une strap peut être souple ou rigide. Les straps sont …

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  • 16 strap — I UK [stræp] / US noun [countable] Word forms strap : singular strap plural straps * a narrow piece of cloth, plastic etc fixed to something that you use for holding or carrying it, or hanging it up by The bag was hanging on the chair by its… …

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  • 17 strap — [1] A long flexible strip (usually of leather or rubber) used to connect two items. [2] A lead section to which battery plates of a group are joined. See battery strap butt strap check strap door check strap driveshaft safety strap earth strap… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18 strap — {{11}}strap (n.) 1610s, from Scottish and/or nautical variant of strope loop or strap on a harness (mid 14c.), probably from O.Fr. estrop strap, from L. stroppus strap, band, perhaps from Etruscan, ultimately from Gk. strophos twisted band, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 strap — back·strap; jock·strap; strap; strap·less; strap·pan; strap·per; un·strap; boot·strap; strap·pa·do; …

    English syllables

  • 20 strap — 01. The [straps] on my knapsack are too tight, and they re hurting my shoulders. 02. The [strap] of her dress had slipped off her shoulder. 03. Someone cut the [strap] of her purse on a crowded bus, and stole her bag with everything in it. 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English