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lap3

 
pronunciation:
laep
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: laps, lapping, lapped
definition 1: to gently splash or slap against.
The waves lapped the shore with a peaceful sound.
 
synonyms:
slap against
similar words:
lick, splash
definition 2: to lick up with the tongue, as drink or food (often followed by "up").
The cat was lapping up the milk.
synonyms:
lick
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of licking up something.
We heard the lap of our dog as he drank from his bowl.
synonyms:
lick
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