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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flap, flaps(noun)

    a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag

    Synonyms:
    fuss, fluttering, pother, tizzy, dither, flutter, flap, flapping

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flaps":

    instabilities, beats, tatters, tabs, shreds, vanes, fins

How to pronounce flaps?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use flaps in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Chen:

    Through various theoretical, computational and experimental studies, we found that the mechanics of flapping propulsion are actually very similar in air and in water, in both cases, the wing is moving back and forth. The only difference is the speed at which the wing flaps.

  2. Greg Edgecombe:

    We didn’t know these animals had two sets of flaps (an upper one and a lower one) because the fossils we had were all so flattened.

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