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lap

 
Noun lap has 6 senses
  1. lap - the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
    --1 is a kind of
    thigh
  2. lap - an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
    --2 is a kind of
    sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena
    --2 has particulars: lap of the gods
  3. lap, lap covering - the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"
    --3 is a kind of cloth covering
    --3 is a part of skirt; trousers, pants
  4. lap, overlap - a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
    --4 is a kind of flap
    --4 has particulars: cuff, turnup; hem; lapel; lappet
    Derived form: verb lap1
  5. lap, circle, circuit - movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
    --5 is a kind of locomotion, travel
    --5 has particulars: pace lap; victory lap, lap of honour
  6. lick, lap - touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"
    --6 is a kind of touch, touching
    Derived forms: verb lap4, verb lap2
Verb lap has 5 senses
  1. lap - lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
    --1 is one way to
    lie
    Derived form: noun lap4
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. lick, lap - pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"
    --2 is one way to stroke, fondle
    Derived form: noun lap6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. lap, swish, swosh, swoosh - move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
    --3 is one way to sound, go
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. lap, lap up, lick - take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
    --4 is one way to drink, imbibe
    Derived form: noun lap6
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. lave, lap, wash - wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
    --5 is one way to flow
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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