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1. knap

verb. strike sharply.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • knock

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • knappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. knap

verb. break a small piece off from.

Synonyms

  • chip
  • cut off
  • break off

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • knappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with knap


1. Verb, base form
Paleo Indians used a heavy rock called a hammer stone to knap a smaller stone into a desired shape.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Work the baking soda into the carpet's knap with a broom, brushing up and down and side to side to work the baking soda into all areas of the carpeting.

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