lap englannista suomeksi
To enfold; to hold as in one's lap; to cherish.
- Her garment spreads, and laps him in the fold.
To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap.
a. 1839, (w), ''Gog''
- to lap his head on lady's breast
To fold; to bend and lay over or on something.
- About the paper (..) I lapped several times a slender thread of very black silk.
to wind around
1681, (w), ''Musaeum Regalis Societatis''
- The upper wings are opacous(..); at their hinder ends, where they lap over, transparent, like the wing of a fly.
To cut or polish with a lap, as glass, gems, cutlery, etc.
The act or process of lapping.
That part of any substance or fixture which extends over, or lies upon, or by the side of, a part of another.
The state or condition of being in part extended over or by the side of something else; or the extent of the overlapping.
The amount by which a slide valve at its half stroke overlaps a port in the seat, being equal to the distance the valve must move from its mid stroke position in order to begin to open the port. Used alone, lap refers to ''outside lap'' (see below).
One circuit around a race track, or one traversal down and then back the length of a pool
In card playing and other games, the points won in excess of the number necessary to complete a game; — so called when they are counted in the score of the following game.
A sheet, layer, or bat, of cotton fiber prepared for the carding machine.
A piece of brass, lead, or other soft metal, used to hold a cutting or polishing powder in cutting glass, gems, etc. or in polishing cutlery, etc. It is usually in the form of a wheel or disk that revolves on a vertical axis.
To take (liquid) into the mouth with the tongue; to lick up with a quick motion of the tongue.
(RQ:Digby Two Treatise)
- The dogs by the River Nilus's side, being thirsty, lap hastily (..)as they run along the shore.
(RQ:Tennyson Passing of Arthu)
- I heard the ripple washing in the reeds, / And the wild water lapping on the crag.
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(nl-verb form of)
one circuit around a race track, or
one traversal down and then back the length of a pool