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Noun
An explosive sound, especially of thunder
“Just as I was about to power up the mower, there was a clap of thunder and the rain started.”
Noun
An act of striking together the palms of the hands
“When they stop I give them a clap.”
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A friendly slap or pat on the back or shoulder
“More than the traditional acknowledgement - a clap on the back - which usually went to sponsors in the past.”
Noun
Disease given through sexual relations
Verb
To strike the palms of (one's hands) together repeatedly, typically in in applause
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“The older students clapped enthusiastically while the newcomer were still a bit hesitant, confused.”
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To hit or strike someone or something
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“People rushed over to clap Jeff on the back, hug Bethany, and congratulate the both of them.”
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To slap with the hand in a jovial manner
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(of a bird) To flap (its wings) audibly
“At the sound, the birds rise from their night places; they clap their wide, black wings and settle again.”
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To make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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(close around or over) To come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it
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To make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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To crackle, to make a crackling sound
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To restrain with chains or manacles
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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Touch roughly
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To securely fasten something (to something else)
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