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Overview of noun flaps

The noun flaps has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. flap, flaps

(a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag)


Overview of noun flap

The noun flap has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) flap

(any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope")

2. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap

(an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft")

3. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering

(the motion made by flapping up and down)

4. flap

(a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body)

5. flap, flaps

(a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag)


Overview of verb flap

The verb flap has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) roll, undulate, flap, wave

(move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach")

2. (2) flap

(move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind")

3. (1) beat, flap

(move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky")

4. beat, flap

(move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping")

5. dither, flap, pother

(make a fuss; be agitated)

6. flap

(pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds)

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