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chap1

chap1

 
pronunciation:
chaep
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chapped, chapping, chaps
definition: to crack or redden (the skin).
All that dishwashing chapped his hands.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of skin, to become cracked and sore from exposure or cold.
My lips are chapping in this wind.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a crack in, or soreness of, the skin resulting from exposure.
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