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A thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
“Turin opened the entrance flap and allowed her to walk in first.”
A state of agitation; a panic
“An injured cygnet had a rescue team in a flap as it took five days to catch in Chippenham.”
An act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
“The Butterfly Effect derives its name from the chaos theory which suggests that the simple flap of a butterfly's wings has the potential to set off a tornado thousands of miles away.”
A state of wildly excited activity or emotion
“… there was a major flap when area residents found out that the President would be visiting.”
To move or cause to move with a striking motion
“The six-week-old chicks flap their wings and attempt to fly in their section of the nursery.”
Be agitated or panicky
“But she found that other people tended to flap and fuss over her problems more than she herself did, and if you wanted something done about the subject, it was best to do it yourself.”
“The fibre doors flap in the stiff wind; a cursory glance is enough to tell me the toilets are yet to be used.”
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