Part of speech:
The sound made by such a blow.
The definition of a rap is a light knock, tapping sound or criticism, or a style of music where lyrics are spoken or chanted with reoccurring musical beats.
A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
A sharp-pointed stick used in driving oxen
A buttress, as of masonry, or any similar structure
To urge others to support; promote
The amount of electric charge contained in an object, particle, or region of space.
(Elec.) To supply electric current to (the field winding of a motor, generator, or other device)
(Slang) To lose self-control as a result of excitement, anger, madness, etc.
To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
Something that encourages
The definition of impetus is the force that makes something happen or that makes a body move.
(Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
(Advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
A provocation to action; a stimulus:
Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
(Physiology) Something that can elicit or evoke a physiological response in a cell, a tissue, or an organism. A stimulus can be internal or external. Sense organs, such as the ear, and sensory receptors, such as those in the skin, are sensitive to external stimuli such as sound and touch.
A basis for an action or response; a reason:
Anything given or provided for free in addition to what is usual, agreed to, or legally due.
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