clap

  • 1 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; …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 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.… …

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  • 4 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;… …

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

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 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:… …

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  • 9 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

  • 10 clap in — ˌclap ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they clap in he/she/it claps in present participle clapping in past tense …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 Clap — Clap, n. [Cf. OF. clapoir.] Gonorrhea. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 clap — fonosimb. CO spec. iter., voce che imita il frastuono degli applausi; anche s.m.inv {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: dall ingl. (to) clap applaudire …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 14 clap — [n] loud hitting noise applause, bang, blast, boom, burst, crack, crash, handclap, pat, slam, slap, smash, strike, thrust, thunder, thunderclap, thwack, wallop, whack, wham; concepts 189,595 clap [v] applaud; slap with approbation acclaim,… …

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  • 15 Clap. — Clap., bei Tiernamen Abkürzung für Edouard Claparède, geb. 24. April 1832 in Genf, gest. 31. Mai 1871 in Siena; schrieb: »Études sur les infusoires et les rhizopodes« (mit Lachmann, Genf 1858 bis 1861, 2 Bde.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 clap — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

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  • 17 clap — m. clapa clapo f. pierre; rocaille; tesson ; éclat de pierre. voir tèst …

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  • 18 Clap — Un clap Le clap ou claquette [1] est un outil utilisé lors du tournage d un film, pour assurer la synchronisation du son et de l image, enregistrés sur des supports séparés. Le clap est présenté un court …

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  • 19 clap — I UK [klæp] / US verb Word forms clap : present tense I/you/we/they clap he/she/it claps present participle clapping past tense clapped past participle clapped * 1) a) [intransitive] to hit your hands together many times to show that you liked… …

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  • 20 clap — clap1 [ klæp ] verb * 1. ) intransitive to hit your hands together many times to show that you liked something or admire someone: At the end of the speech everyone clapped. a ) intransitive or transitive to hit your hands together, for example to …

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