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Trap

Definition

[n] the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
[n] a hazard on a golf course
[n] a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
[n] a light two-wheeled carriage
[n] a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
[n] drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
[n] informal terms for the mouth
[n] something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
[v] to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
[v] catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
[v] hold or catch as if in a trap; "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"
[v] place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"

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