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A kind of machine blanket or wrapping material used by calico printers
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to take (liquid) into the mouth with the tongue
“Unlike most dogs, she doesn't use her tongue to lap up the liquid.”
Present participle for to lie over parts of one another
“… the armadillo's plates lap tightly so as to form a protective shield.”
A gurgling sound
A sound like that of water gently flowing around obstructions
The breaking of waves on a shore
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