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Noun
A circular path, typically of a track or racecourse
“Draped in American flags, the two rivals made one last lap of the pool in Sydney.”
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A section or stage of a journey or process
“He drove the first lap of a race like it was the last first lap he would ever drive.”
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The flat area between the waist and knees of a seated person
“Evan was seated on her lap using his fingers to eat.”
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A fold or pleat
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The part of the human body between the legs where they join the torso
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A stroke or touch with one's tongue
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A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body
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Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form
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A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell
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A thin, flat piece of material made of cloth, paper, metal, etc.
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The route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river
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(of water) A soft, burbling sound
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Each of a succession of stages, especially in a competition
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Responsibility for the care or control of someone or something
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Verb
To flow (noisily) in a stream
“To the west, the indigo-blue waters of Pamlico Sound lap grassy marshes thick with egrets and blue herons.”
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To overtake a straggler in a race
“He ran as fast he could in an attempt to lap his competitor.”
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To take (liquid) into the mouth with the tongue
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“Four little polecats came walking to lap the milk, and three big varmints began to nibble the meat.”
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To cover or wrap around tightly or closely
“I lap him in the milk-foam of my arms.”
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To create or form a layer over
“This piece of tape must be contrived to hook or button on to the band on the other side, to lap over the slit, and thus prevent its opening.”
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To stroke or touch with one's tongue
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To wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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To create or form a layer over
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To create or form a layer over
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To move, or cause to move, in a spiral or curved course
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To move all the way around (someone or something), especially more than once
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