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Noun
One circuit of a track during a race
“No fully rational man would try to pass there, particularly on the final lap of the final race of the season.”
Noun
The flat area between the waist and knees of a seated person
“Evan was seated on her lap using his fingers to eat.”
Noun
One circuit of a racecourse or track
“The last lap of the race.”
Verb
To flow in a broken irregular stream
“To the west, the indigo-blue waters of Pamlico Sound lap grassy marshes thick with egrets and blue herons.”
Verb
To surround or cover closely
“The dead woman rose for a moment of agony while she was lapped in the flame, and her bitter scream of pain was drowned in the thundercrash.”
Verb
To overtake a straggler in a race by completing one more whole lap than the straggler
“Of the others, one runner miscounted his circuits and ran one lap too few, and the other gave up after being lapped by all four Harriers competitors.”
Verb
To take (liquid) into the mouth with the tongue
“Unlike most dogs, she doesn't use her tongue to lap up the liquid.”
Verb
To lie over parts of one another
“… the armadillo's plates lap tightly so as to form a protective shield.”
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