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Another word for flap

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Noun
  1. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

Verb
  1. To move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

      1. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
      2. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
      3. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
      1. To move shakily; wobble:
      2. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
      3. To move in a shaky or wobbly manner; totter
      1. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
      2. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
      1. To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily:
      2. In certain poker games, to have attained (a hand) as a result of the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time:
      3. (Photoengraving) To turn (a film negative) face down before exposure to a metal plate, in order to create a desired mirror image
      1. To flutter.
      2. To move about rapidly and nimbly
      3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
      1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
      2. To strike so as to produce music or a signal:
      3. To emit sound when struck:
    See also:

    repetition

  2. To move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

      1. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
      2. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
      3. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
      1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      2. (Baseball) To hit a fly
      3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
      1. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
      2. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
      3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To move through the air with or as if with wings

    See also:

    move

Another word for flap

Noun
      1. (Sports) Either of the forward positions near the sides of the playing area, especially in hockey.
      2. Either of the paired organs of flight of a bat, the lifting surface of which is formed by the membranous skin connecting the long, modified digits
      3. Something that resembles a wing in appearance, function, or position relative to a main body.
      1. A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
      2. (Brit.) A line or file of persons, vehicles, etc. waiting as to be served
      3. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
      1. An area of dense commercial development, often of a specified kind, along a thoroughfare
      2. A long narrow region of land or body of water.
      3. A long narrow piece, usually of uniform width:
      1. A piece of fabric that extends over or beyond something to afford protection.
      2. Something like a skirt, as a flap hanging from the side of a saddle or one covering the legs of a sofa, chair, etc.
      3. A flexible strip hanging from the base of an air-cushion vehicle.
      1. A border of slightly longer grass that surrounds a green on a golf course.
      2. An upper rail or carved panel extending between the legs of a piece of furniture, as beneath a tabletop or chair seat.
      3. A garment, usually fastened in the back, worn over all or part of the front of the body to protect clothing.
      1. Something extra; thing added to help in a secondary way
      2. An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
      3. A piece of optional equipment for convenience, comfort, appearance, etc.
      1. A short, familiar quotation, often, specif., one used as such an ending
      2. A loop on a garment for hanging it up, or on a boot for pulling it on
      3. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
      1. Anything appended; adjunct
      2. (Biology) A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
      3. Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
      1. A small decorative fold or flap, especially of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress.
      2. (Zoology) A wattle or flap-like structure on the face.
      3. A decorative flap or loose fold on a garment or headdress.
      1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part:
      2. Any of the main divisions of an organ separated by fissures, etc.
      3. Any of the major divisions of a simple leaf that is not divided completely to the midrib or base
      1. The long stream of gas and dust that is illuminated and directed away from the head of a comet when it is close to the sun.
      2. (Prosody) The short line or lines ending certain stanzas or verse forms
      3. A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions:
      1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      2. A shoulder covering, typically the fur of a fox, with long ends that dangle in front
      3. A scarflike garment of fur, wool, etc. for the neck and shoulders, hanging down in front
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. A small quantity of a substance:
      3. A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
      1. One of a matched pair; a companion piece.
      2. A piece of jewellery which hangs down as an ornament, especially worn on a chain around the neck. [from 15th c.]
      3. Either of a pair; match or companion piece
      1. A putting to death by hanging
      2. Something hung on a wall, window, etc., as a drapery or tapestry
      3. A method of execution whereby the person is dropped and suspended from a rope around the neck, resulting in death from severing of the spinal cord, strangulation, or other causes.
      1. The place of overlapping
      2. The amount or extent of overlapping
      3. An overlapping
      1. (Grammar) A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours.
      2. A thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it
      3. Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position.
      1. (Music) A cover version.
      2. A cover charge.
      3. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
      1. (Theater) The space behind and above the proscenium arch, containing overhead lights, raised flats, etc.
      2. A piece of protective fabric secured over a tent and often extended over the entrance.
      3. A garment closure consisting of a zipper, buttons, etc. and typically concealed by a fold or flap of cloth
      1. The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.
      2. Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit which are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.
      3. Either of the front parts of a coat, jacket, etc. folded back on the chest, forming a continuation of the collar
      1. A small auxiliary airfoil that is attached to a larger one and that helps stabilize an aircraft.
      2. (Computers) A key on a computer keyboard that, when pressed, inserts a special ASCII character used for formatting text, as in indenting a line or block of text.
      3. A small, often ornamental, flap or piece fastened to the edge or surface as of a dress, coat, etc.
      1. One of the strands twisted together to make yarn, rope, or thread. Often used in combination:
      2. A single thickness, fold, or layer, as of doubled cloth, plywood, etc.
      3. A layer of rubber-coated fabric, often of nylon or polyester cords, forming the body of an automobile tire.
      1. A group of people or institutions bound together by common beliefs and aims.
      2. A part that has been folded over or against another:
      3. A line or mark made by folding; a crease:
Verb
      1. (--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
      2. To ride on a swing.
      3. To suspend on hinges:
      1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
      2. To strike so as to produce music or a signal:
      3. To emit sound when struck:
      1. To vibrate or beat rapidly or erratically:
      2. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
      3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
    See also:

    wave