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trap3 any of various dark, fine-grained igneous rocks, such as basalt, often used in road construction.
trapdoor a hinged or sliding door that is fitted into and usu. flush with a floor, ceiling, or roof.
trap-door spider any of several spiders that construct a silk-lined nest covered by a hinged lid resembling a trap door.
trapeze a rope swing with a bar, suspended high above the ground and used for gymnastic exercises or acrobatic stunts, as by a circus performer.
trapezium a four-sided plane figure in which no two sides are parallel. [2 definitions]
trapezoid a four-sided, two-dimensional geometric figure with two sides parallel. [3 definitions]
trapper one who traps wild animals and sells or trades their furs.
trappings personal belonging, such as clothing. [2 definitions]
Trappist a Roman Catholic monk belonging to an austere branch of the Cistercian order that is committed to the vow of absolute silence.
trapshooting the sport of shooting clay pigeons that are catapulted into the air from traps.
trash anything considered worthless or useless, and usu. discarded; rubbish; garbage. [7 definitions]
trash can a large container, usually made of metal or hard plastic, that is used for holding garbage.
trashy of or like trash; worthless; sleazy; inferior.
trattoria an inexpensive café or restaurant that serves Italian dishes.
trauma a severe wound or injury requiring immediate medical attention, or the resulting condition of the body or damaged body part. [2 definitions]
traumatic (of an injury) of sudden onset and requiring urgent medical attention. [2 definitions]
traumatize to injure or wound physically. [2 definitions]
travail strenuous and often painful or exhausting work; toil. [4 definitions]
travel to journey from place to place. [9 definitions]
travel agency a business that arranges flight bookings, itineraries, hotel reservations, and the like for travelers.
traveled having traveled a great deal. [2 definitions]