(of an animal) Take up (liquid) with the tongue in order to drink
the cat was lapping up a saucer of milk
Accept something eagerly and with obvious pleasure
she's lapping up the attention
(of water) Wash against (something) with a gentle rippling sound
the waves lapped the shore
the sound of the river lapping against the banks
The action of water washing gently against something
listening to the comfortable lap of the waves against the shore
lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
lick: pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"
the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"
move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
A lap is a surface created between the knee and hips of a bipedal being when it is in a seated position. A lap only exists in this seated form, and not when a being is standing erect or when it is lying down.
An Lập is a commune (xã) and village in Sơn Động District, Bac Giang Province, in northeastern Vietnam.
Exalted is a role-playing game published by White Wolf Publishing. The game is classified as high fantasy, but may be more accurately described as "mythic fantasy", as the developer specifically avoided drawing on J. R. R. ...
Lapping is a machining operation, in which two surfaces are rubbed together with an abrasive between them, by hand movement or by way of a machine.
(Lapping (magic)) In the art of conjuring, lapping refers to a set of techniques whereby a performer seated at a table can secretly dispose of an item into his/her lap. A common lapping technique is to sweep an item into the lap while pretending to pick it off the tabletop.
(Lapping (motorsport)) Hot lapping, or simply lapping, is a motorsport in which vehicles are driven around a race track without actually competing for a position or any other recording of performance. Multiple vehicles will be on the track typically, but no passing is allowed, nor any contact. ...
(LAPPED) in machining, to "lap" means to polish an object to perfect flatness; other words used to describe this process include "flattened" and "mated"; Taylor makes a neck joint whose components are beautifully lapped.
(Lapped) A rider who has fallen behind another rider by one lap of the track, course or circuit is said to have been lapped.
(lapped) dovetail (half-blind) recessed dovetail used for drawer fronts
(Lapping) An abrading process for refining the surface finish and the geometrical accuracy of a surface.
(Lapping) (1) The overlapping of reinforcing bars or welded wire fabric for continuity of stress in the reinforcing when a load is applied. (2) The smoothing of a metal surface using a fine abrasive.
(Lapping) A material removal process using loose abrasives and a fluid where parts are processed between two large flat lap plates to achieve very flat surfaces and extreme fine finishes. ...
(Lapping) A method of finishing metal to produce a very smooth, highly accurate surface.
(Lapping) A process used in the manufacturing of 100% cotton yarn where a number of ends of sliver are made into a lap or sheet for the combing process.
(Lapping) A valve-grinding process using a paste-like grit on the face of the valve.
(Lapping) An irregularity concealing the misappropriation of cash by using subsequent cash receipts to conceal the original misappropriation.
(Lapping) Drinking without using the hands.
(Lapping) Dropping an object into one’s lap to vanish it (done while seated).
(Lapping) Rubbing two surfaces together, with or without abrasives, for the purpose obtaining extreme dimensional accuracy or superior surface finish.