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  • 1 Clapping game — A clapping game (or hand game) is a type of usually cooperative (i.e., non competitive) game which is generally played by two players and involves clapping as accompaniment to a singing game or reciting of a rhyme. Clapping games are found… …

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  • 2 clapping — noun a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑applause, ↑hand clapping • Derivationally related forms: ↑clap • Hypernyms: ↑approval, ↑commendation …

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  • 3 clapping — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, acclamation, applause, big hand, burst of applause, cheer, clap, clapping of hands, eclat, encore, hand, handclap, handclapping, ovation, plaudit, popularity, round of applause, thunder of applause …

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  • 4 Clapping — For the song, see The Hand Clap. Steve Reich and another man performing Clapping Music. A clap is the sound made by striking together two flat surfaces, as in the body parts of humans or animals. Humans clap with the palms of their hands, often… …

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  • 5 Clapping — Clap 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 clapping games —    Most are played by two girls standing face to face and clapping their own and each others hands in a set pattern and in time with a chanted or sung text. To the uninitiated, the process seems dextrous and complex, but the movements are… …

    A Dictionary of English folklore

  • 7 clapping — adj. applauding n. accolade klæp n. sudden loud noise, bang; applause; act of applauding; gonorrhea (Slang) v. clap hands, applaud; make a loud noise; send quickly, do quickly …

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  • 8 hand clapping — noun a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together • Syn: ↑applause, ↑clapping • Derivationally related forms: ↑clap (for: ↑clapping) • Hypernyms: ↑approval …

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  • 9 If You're All Going to Wembley Clap Your Hands — is traditional football song, sung to the tune She ll Be Coming Round the Mountain. It has many word variations. A football crowd will generally sing this song if their team are going to reach a cup final at Wembley Stadium. The final could be… …

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  • 10 Two Hands Clapping — Infobox Album Name = Two Hands Clapping Type = Album Artist = Snow Released = flagicon|Canada November 19, 2002 flagicon|Japan April 27, 2004 Genre = ragga, mainstream rap Length = 52:52 Label = Virgin Music Canada, Import: Toshiba EMI Japan… …

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  • 11 Clap Your Hands — may refer to: Clap Your Hands (Downsyde song), a song by Downsyde Clap Your Hands (2NE1 song) , a song by Korean girl group 2NE1 from their debut studio album To Anyone Clap Your Hands , a song from Sia s 2010 album We Are Born. Clap Your Hands! …

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  • 12 One Hand Clapping (novel) — One Hand Clapping   1st UK edition …

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  • 13 To clap hands — Clap 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 The Clapping Song — is an American song originally recorded by Shirley Ellis in 1965. The song was released shortly after Shirley had hit it big with a similar song, The Name Game . The lyrics of The Clapping Song are reminiscent of a nursery rhyme or jump rope… …

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  • 15 The Sound of One Hand Clapping — Infobox Book | name = The Sound of One Hand Clapping title orig = translator = image caption = author = Richard Flanagan illustrator = cover artist = country = Australia language = English series = subject = genre = Novel publisher = Pan… …

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  • 16 One Man Clapping — Live album by James Released March 1989 …

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  • 17 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 18 Applause — (Latin applaudere, to strike upon, clap) is primarily the expression of approval by the act of clapping, or striking the palms of the hands together, in order to create noise. Audiences are usually expected to applaud after a performance, such as …

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  • 19 clap — clap1 /klap/, v. clapped, clapping, n. v.t. 1. to strike the palms of (one s hands) against one another resoundingly, and usually repeatedly, esp. to express approval: She clapped her hands in appreciation. 2. to strike (someone) amicably with a… …

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  • 20 Tejime — (手締め tejime , also called 手打ち teuchi ) is a Japanese custom of ceremonial rhythmic hand clapping, performed at the end of a special event such as a celebration or a meeting of shareholders to bring the occasion to a peaceful, lively close.Before… …

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