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Lap

Definition

[n] touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"
[n] movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
[n] a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
[n] the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"
[n] the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
[n] an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
[v] wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
[v] take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"
[v] pass the tongue over
[v] move with or make or cause to move with or make a whistling or hissing sound, as of liquids
[v] lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

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