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Noun
The action by which someone or something claps
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A shout of encouragement, praise, or joy
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The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to slap with the hand in a jovial manner
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(of a bird) Present participle for 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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Present participle for to make a sudden loud noise
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(close around or over) Present participle for to come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it
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Present participle for to make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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Present participle for to crackle, to make a crackling sound
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Present participle for to restrain with chains or manacles
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Clamping or imposing
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Present participle for to touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand
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Present participle for to securely fasten something (to something else)
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