touching with the tongue
"the dog's laps were warm and wet"
lap, circle, circuit(noun)
movement once around a course
"he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
a flap that lies over another part
"the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
distant, out-of-town, far-flung, unequal, ventilated, unrestrained, faraway, unconfined, inaccurate, remote, coarse, communicatory, generous, deep, ulterior, extreme, removed(p), careless, loosely knit, nonadjacent, loose, public, long-distance, long, yon, communicative, harsh, yonder, open, open up
lap, lap covering(noun)
the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
"his lap was covered with food stains"
yonder, loose, ulterior, removed(p), unconfined, generous, distant, extreme, unequal, harsh, careless, remote, long-distance, yon, ventilated, public, long, communicatory, nonadjacent, communicative, faraway, coarse, unrestrained, deep, out-of-town, inaccurate, loosely knit, far-flung, open up, open
the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
"he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
an area of control or responsibility
"the job fell right in my lap"
stance, billet, berth, seat, lieu, place, spot, perspective, locating, plaza, station, view, post, property, space, topographic point, shoes, location, position, spatial relation, status, positioning, blank space, posture, military position, attitude, placement, home, emplacement, stead, situation, side, piazza, office
lave, lap, wash(verb)
wash or flow against
"the waves laved the shore"
lap, lap up, lick(verb)
take up with the tongue
"The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
pass the tongue over
"the dog licked her hand"
lap, swish, swosh, swoosh(verb)
move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
"The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
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How to use lap in a sentence?
The best holistic remedy for high blood pressure is a purring cat on your lap.
I believe my father, I know my father. Soon after, Handler took to Twitter to share an image from a 1996 photo shoot for Vanity Fair that shows her sitting on her father’s lap, caressing his face and staring at him at his Mar-a-Lago estate. Ivanka Trump at the 2018 Winter Olympics. ( Reuters).
I wouldn't do any (type) racing if I couldn't fully prepare for and I couldn't bring something to that team to enhance the their chances of winning, if I feel healthy enough with my back. Physically fit enough to handle the (high gravity forces) ... make the lap times. It would be definitely be the goal.
He said anybody that had a string of beads could sit in his lap. I happened to be wearing a string of beads so I got to sit in his lap.
But then I did a handstand lap around the lounge.
Translations for lap
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- doblecCatalan, Valencian
- Schoß, überrunden, schleckenGerman
- dobladillo, vuelta, regazoSpanish
- côté, laper, genouxFrench
- glùn, imlich, uchdScottish Gaelic
- öl, kör, lefetyel, fed, takarHungarian
- գոգ, փեշArmenian
- lakt, klēpis, ope, opaLatvian
- schoot, zoomDutch
- fang, rundeNorwegian
- okrążenie, chłeptać, chlipaćPolish
- colo, voltaPortuguese
- пола́, подо́л, круг, лакатьRussian
- lono, lemSlovak
- varva, överlappa, knä, varv, lapaSwedish
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