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  • 1 flap — I. n. 1. Hanging fold. 2. Flapping, swinging, pendulous motion. 3. Flapping stroke, slap. II. v. a. Wave about, shake, beat, vibrate, flutter. III. v. n. 1. Wave, vibrate, move in folds, flutter noisily. 2 …

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  • 2 Parts of a sail — In sailing the parts of a sail have common terminology for each corner and edge of the sail. Contents 1 Triangular Sails 1.1 The corners 1.2 The edges 1.3 The roach …

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  • 3 flop — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. fall, drop, thud, plump down; loll, idle; flutter, flap; slang, sleep, bed down; slang, fail, bust (inf.), lay an egg (sl.). See descent, failure, repose. n., slang, failure, bust (sl.), turkey (sl …

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  • 4 flap — [[t]flæ̱p[/t]] flaps, flapping, flapped 1) V ERG If something such as a piece of cloth or paper flaps or if you flap it, it moves quickly up and down or from side to side. Grey sheets flapped on the clothes line... [V n] They would flap bath… …

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  • 5 List of Silent Hill monsters — The following is a list of monsters in the video game series Silent Hill . Silent Hill (1999)Common enemies*Air Screamer Pterodactyl like creatures that fly close to the ground surface and travel around in packs. They tend to linger around areas… …

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  • 6 flap — flæp n. loose back and forth movement; sound made by such a movement; moveable part attached only on one side (usually hangs loosely or covers something); uproar, commotion, scandal (Slang); partially separated area of skin (Surgery) v. loosely… …

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  • 7 flapped — flæp n. loose back and forth movement; sound made by such a movement; moveable part attached only on one side (usually hangs loosely or covers something); uproar, commotion, scandal (Slang); partially separated area of skin (Surgery) v. loosely… …

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  • 8 flapping — n. loose back and forth movement, fluttering (often noisy); moving up and down (of wings, arms, etc.) flæp n. loose back and forth movement; sound made by such a movement; moveable part attached only on one side (usually hangs loosely or covers… …

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  • 9 flaps — flæp n. loose back and forth movement; sound made by such a movement; moveable part attached only on one side (usually hangs loosely or covers something); uproar, commotion, scandal (Slang); partially separated area of skin (Surgery) v. loosely… …

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  • 10 flap — [flap] n. [ME flappe < the v.] 1. anything flat and broad that is attached at one end and hangs loose or covers an opening [the flap of a pocket] 2. the motion or slapping sound of a swinging flap [the flap of an awning] 3. Archaic a blow with …

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