un|der|lap


un|der|lap
un|der|lap «UHN duhr LAP», transitive verb, -lapped, -lap|ping.
to lap under; extend some way below: »

The feathers of a bird's wing underlap each other.


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  • Lap — (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An edge; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap joint — Lap Lap (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap weld — Lap Lap (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, v. t. [OE. lappen to fold (see {Lap}, n.); cf. also OE. wlappen, perh. another form of wrappen, E, wrap.] 1. To fold; to bend and lay over or on something; as, to lap a piece of cloth. [1913 Webster] 2. To wrap or wind around something.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap of Luxury (disambiguation) — Lap of Luxury may refer to: * Lap of Luxury , a 1988 album by Cheap Trick * Lap of Luxury , a song by Soul Asylum from their 1986 album While You Were Out * Lap of Luxury , a song by Jethro Tull on their 1984 album Under Wraps * Lap of Luxury , a …   Wikipedia

  • Lap Thach — ( vi. Lập Thạch) is a district ( huyện ) of Vinh Phuc Province in the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam. This district is located in the northwestern Vinh Phuc, at coordinates: 105°30′ to 105°45′ E and 21°10′ to 21°30′ N, bordering Tuyên …   Wikipedia

  • Lap — Lap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapping}.] 1. To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap. [1913 Webster] To lap his head on lady s breast. Praed. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut or polish with a lap, as glass, gems, cutlery, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, 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. [1913 Webster] The upper wings are opacous; at their hinder ends, where they lap over,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap-lap — is a waistcloth or loincloth worn in Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific. This item of clothing seems to have 3 parts: a front flap, a back flap, and a thread to tie them around the waist. The sides seem to be generally open. How much is… …   Wikipedia

  • Lap-jointed — Lap joint ed, a. Having a lap joint, or lap joints, as many kinds of woodwork and metal work. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap-welded — Lap weld ed, a. Having edges or ends united by a lap weld; as, a lap welded pipe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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