lap

A general term used to designate wide sheets of loosely matted cotton, formed on such textile machines as the BREAKER PICKER, FINISHER PICKER, RIBBON LAPPER, and SLIVER LAPPER.

lap

  1. the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
  2. an area of control or responsibility
  3. the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
  4. movement once around a course
  5. touching with the tongue

Lap

   To cover the surface of one shingles or roll with another.
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lap

A flat, rotating disk used to cut and polish a stone during the faceting process.
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Lap

A lap is a surface created between the knee and hips of a biped when it is in a seated or lying down position. A lap is also to complete a single circuit of a race track, length of a swimming pool or similar. Used as a verb, to lap is to overtake someone in a race by a full circuit (i.e. to have completed an extra lap than them). ...
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Lap

To extend one material partially over another; also, the distance so extended.
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Lap

- To cover the surface of one shingle or roll with another.
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Lap

(1) The distance two bars overlap when forming a splice. (2) The distance one masonry unit extends over another.
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lap

(from the article `metallurgy`) ...the metal; these often consist of nonmetallic inclusions such as oxides or sulfides that are trapped in the metal during refining. Such inclusions ...
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Lap

(verb). To polish with a fine abrasive paste, as to remove machining marks. Bores may be lapped to improve velocities and minimize fouling. Bolt actions may be lapped to improve the smoothness of operation.
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lap

[n] - an area of control or responsibility 2. [n] - the upper side of the thighs of a seated person 3. [n] - the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs 4. [n] - a flap that lies over another part 5. [n] - movement once around a course 6. [v] - lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another 7. [v]
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Lap

• (n.) To wrap or wind around something. • (v. i.) To take up drink or food with the tongue; to drink or feed by licking up something. • (v. i.) To be turned or folded; to lie partly upon or by the side of something, or of one another; as, the cloth laps back; the boats lap; the edges lap. • (n.) The sound of lapping. • (n....
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lap

noun the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; `his lap was covered with food stains`
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lap

overlap noun a flap that lies over another part; `the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches`
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Lap

Lap intransitive verb To be turned or folded; to lie partly upon or by the side of something, or of one another; as, the cloth laps back; the boats lap ; the edges lap . « The upper wings are opacous; at their hinder ends, where they lap over, transparent, like the wi...
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Lap

Lap noun [ Middle English lappe , Anglo-Saxon læppa ; akin to Dutch lap patch, piece, German lappen , Old High German lappa , Danish lap , Swedish lapp .] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; a...
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Lap

Lap transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lapped ; present participle & verbal noun Lapping .] 1. To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap. « To lap his head on lady's breast.» Praed. 2...
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lap

1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. ... 2. An edge; a border; a hem, as of cloth. 'If he cuts off but a lap of truth's garment, his heart smites him.' (Fuller) ... 3. The part of the clothing that lies on the knees or thighs when one sits down; that part of the person thus covered; figurat...
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Lap

A complete pass through the pack; this may require more than one trip around the track.
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Lap

A joint of two pieces lapping over one another.
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Lap

a sheet of fibres or fabric wrapped around a core.
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Lap

A thick sheet of fibres.
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Lap

A tool made of soft metal and charged with fine abrasives for precision finishing of metal surfaces.
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Lap

A tool made of soft metal and charged with fine abrasives for precision finishing of metal surfaces.
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lap

an informal unit of distance used in athletic competitions. In athletics ('track'), a lap is the length of one trip around a running track. This may vary from track to track, but at the level of serious competition most tracks have a standard length. In English speaking countries this was formerly 1/4 mile (1320 feet or 402.336 meters). Tracks used...
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