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lap2

lap2

pronunciation:
laep
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lapped, lapping, laps
definition 1: to fold over, or enfold in.
synonyms:
fold
similar words:
encircle, enfold, swathe, wrap
definition 2: to lay (one part or end) so as to partially cover another; overlap.
synonyms:
overlap
similar words:
overlie
definition 3: to be ahead of (a competitor in a race) by a complete circuit.
similar words:
lead
definition 4: to join (parts of a construction) by overlapping or dovetailing.
synonyms:
dovetail
similar words:
interlock
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to wrap or wind around something.
The material laps around the waist.
synonyms:
wind, wrap
definition 2: to lie partway over something; overlap.
This edge laps over the other one.
synonyms:
overlap
similar words:
extend, overflow
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an overlapping part, or the extent to which it overlaps another.
synonyms:
overlap
similar words:
fold
definition 2: a segment of a passage, such as a circuit or length of a race course, or a stage of a journey.
Four laps equal one mile.
similar words:
distance, length, stage
definition 3: the amount of material needed to go around an object one time.
definition 4: a wheel or slab, usu. rotating, used to polish jewelry, cutlery, or glass.
similar words:
wheel