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  • 1 trap — trap1 [trap] n. [ME trappe < OE træppe, akin to treppan, to step, Ger treppe, stairway < IE * dreb , to run, step, trip (var. of base * drā ) > Pol drabina, ladder] 1. any device for catching animals, as one that snaps shut tightly when… …

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  • 2 Trap — Trap, v. t. [AS. treppan. See {Trap} a snare.] [1913 Webster] 1. To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap. I trapped the foe. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To provide with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Trap — Trap, n. [OE. trappe, AS. treppe; akin to OD. trappe, OHG. trapo; probably fr. the root of E. tramp, as that which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which perhaps influenced the English word.] 1. A machine or… …

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  • 4 Trap — Trap, n. [Sw. trapp; akin to trappa stairs, Dan. trappe, G. treppe, D. trap; so called because the rocks of this class often occur in large, tabular masses, rising above one another, like steps. See {Tramp}.] (Geol.) An old term rather loosely… …

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  • 5 trap — s.n., interj. 1. s.n. Mers în fugă al calului, cu viteză mijlocie (între pas şi galop), animalul păşind în acelaşi timp cu un picior din faţă şi cu piciorul de dinapoi opus acestuia. ♦ Zgomot făcut de un cal care merge în acest fel. 2. interj.… …

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  • 6 Trap — Trap, a. Of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Trap — Trap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trapping}.] [Akin to OE. trappe trappings, and perhaps from an Old French word of the same origin as E. drab a kind of cloth.] To dress with ornaments; to adorn; said especially of horses.… …

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  • 8 Trap — Trap, v. i. To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 trap — [n] snare, trick allurement, ambuscade, ambush, artifice, bait, booby trap*, come on*, conspiracy, deception, decoy, device, dragnet, enticement, feint, gambit, hook*, intrigue, inveiglement, lasso*, lure, machination, maneuver, net, noose,… …

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  • 10 TRAP — (Abkz.) steht für Telomeric Repeat Amplification Protocol. Die TRAP Methode ist ein molekularbiologisches Nachweisverfahren zur quantitativen Bestimmung der Aktivität des Enzyms Telomerase. Methode Das Gewebe oder die Zellen, bei denen die… …

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  • 11 Trap — ist eine Disziplin des Wurfscheibenschießens, bei der die Scheibe vom Schützen wegfliegt ein molekularbiologisches Nachweisverfahren, siehe TRAP eine spezielle Ausnahme oder Ausnahmesituation bzw. Ausnahmebehandlung (engl. exception) in der… …

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  • 12 Trap — der; s, s <aus engl. trap »Klappe, Falle«>: 1. (ohne Plur.) Kurzform von ↑Trapschießen. 2. [træp] Anzeige der Unterbrechung einer Programmabarbeitung, bes. aufgrund eines Programmierfehlers (EDV) …

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  • 13 trap — n *lure, bait, decoy, snare Analogous words: stratagem, ruse, *trick, maneuver, gambit, ploy, artifice, wile, feint: *ambush, ambuscade: intrigue, machination, *plot, conspiracy trap vb entrap, snare, ensnare, bag, *catch, capture Analogous words …

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  • 14 trap — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. trappie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} ruchome schodki, pochylnia, pomost, kładka służąca do komunikacji pomiędzy pokładami statku, statkiem a nabrzeżem lub innym statkiem : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Spuścić, podnieść,… …

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  • 15 trap — ► NOUN 1) a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals. 2) an unpleasant situation from which it is hard to escape. 3) a trick causing someone to act contrary to their interests or intentions. 4) a container or device used to… …

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  • 16 TRAP — is an abbreviation that may refer to:* Tartrate resistant acid phosphatase, a metalloenzyme involved in bone formation. * Telomeric Repeat Amplification Protocol, a method for detecting telomerase activity. * TNF related activation protein, also… …

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  • 17 Trap — (engl., spr. träpp, »Klappe«), Geruchsverschluß an Abtritten etc …

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  • 18 trap — I noun ambush, artifice, bait, catch, catch all, lure, maneuver, net, pitfall, snare, stratagem II verb bait, catch, ensnare, entangle, entrap, hook, inveigle, snare, snatch III index ambush, artifice, bait ( …

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  • 19 Trap — A trap is a device or tactic intended to harm, capture, detect, or inconvenience a human or animal intruder, or animal pest or game. Traps may be physical objects, such as cages or snares, or metaphorical concepts. Physical trapsExamples of… …

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  • 20 trap — cal·trap; con·trap·pos·to; con·trap·tion; en·trap; en·trap·ment; en·trap·ping·ly; ex·trap·o·late; ex·trap·o·la·tion; ex·trap·o·la·tive; ex·trap·o·la·tor; ex·trap·o·la·to·ry; gal·trap; te·trap·o·dal; te·trap·o·dy; te·trap·ter·an; te·trap·ter·on;… …

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