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Clap vs. Vd

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Clapnoun

The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.

‘He summoned the waiter with a clap.’;

Vdnoun

a communicable disease transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

Clapnoun

The explosive sound of thunder.

Clapnoun

Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.

‘Off in the distance, he heard the clap of thunder.’;

Clapnoun

A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.

‘His father's affection never went further than a handshake or a clap on the shoulder.’;

Clapnoun

A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.

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Clapnoun

(falconry) The nether part of the beak of a hawk.

Clapnoun

(Yorkshire) A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground)

Clapnoun

Gonorrhea.

Clapverb

To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.

‘The children began to clap in time with the music.’;

Clapverb

To applaud.

‘The audience loudly clapped the actress, who responded with a deep curtsey.’; ‘It isn’t the singers they are clapping; it's the composer.’;

Clapverb

To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.

‘He would often clap his teammates on the back for encouragement.’;

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Clapverb

To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.

‘He clapped the empty glass down on the table.’; ‘She clapped the book shut.’; ‘He clapped across the floor in his boots.’;

Clapverb

To come together suddenly with noise.

Clapverb

To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).

‘We should clap together a shelter before nightfall.’; ‘The rival factions clapped up a truce.’;

Clapverb

To set or put, usually in haste.

‘The sheriff clapped him in jail.’; ‘She was the prettiest thing I'd ever clapped eyes on.’;

Clapverb

To shoot (somebody) with a gun.

Clapverb

To strike; to slap; to strike, or strike together, with a quick motion, so, as to make a sharp noise; as, to clap one's hands; a clapping of wings.

‘Then like a bird it sits and sings,And whets and claps its silver wings.’;

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Clapverb

To thrust, drive, put, or close, in a hasty or abrupt manner; - often followed by to, into, on, or upon.

‘He had just time to get in and clap to the door.’; ‘Clap an extinguisher upon your irony.’;

Clapverb

To manifest approbation of, by striking the hands together; to applaud; as, to clap a performance.

Clapverb

To knock, as at a door.

Clapverb

To strike the hands together in applause.

‘Their ladies bid them clap.’;

Clapverb

To come together suddenly with noise.

‘The doors around me clapped.’;

Clapverb

To enter with alacrity and briskness; - with to or into.

Clapverb

To talk noisily; to chatter loudly.

Clapnoun

A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang.

Clapnoun

A burst of sound; a sudden explosion.

‘Horrible claps of thunder.’;

Clapnoun

A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.

‘What, fifty of my followers at a clap!’;

Clapnoun

A striking of hands to express approbation.

‘Unextrected claps or hisses.’;

Clapnoun

Noisy talk; chatter.

Clapnoun

The nether part of the beak of a hawk.

Clapnoun

Gonorrhea.

Clapnoun

a sudden very loud noise

Clapnoun

a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

Clapnoun

a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated

Clapverb

put quickly or forcibly;

‘The judge clapped him in jail’;

Clapverb

cause to strike the air in flight;

‘The big bird clapped its wings’;

Clapverb

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Clapverb

clap one's hands together;

‘The children were clapping to the music’;

Clapverb

strike the air in flight;

‘the wings of the birds clapped loudly’;

Clapverb

strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting

Clapverb

strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise;

‘clap two boards together’;

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