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lap2

 
pronunciation:
laep
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: laps, lapping, lapped
definition 1: to lay or fold over so as to cover another; overlap.
The carpenter lapped the shingles on the roof to prevent leaks.
synonyms:
overlap
definition 2: to lie over part of something; overlap.
similar words:
extend, overflow
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one part of a passage, such as around a race course.
Four laps on the track equal one mile.
similar words:
distance, length, stage