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clap 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/klap/,
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claps, 3rd person singular present; clapping, present participle; clapped, past tense; clapped, past participle;
  1. Strike the palms of (one's hands) together repeatedly, typically in order to applaud
    • - Agnes clapped her hands in glee
    • - the crowd was clapping and cheering
  2. Show approval of (a person or action) in this way

  3. Strike the palms of (one's hands) together once, esp. as a signal
    • - the designer clapped his hands and the other girls exited the room
  4. Slap (someone) encouragingly on the back or shoulder
    • - as they parted, he clapped Owen on the back
  5. Place (a hand) briefly against or over one's mouth or forehead as a gesture of dismay or regret
    • - he swore and clapped a hand to his forehead
  6. (of a bird) Flap (its wings) audibly

Noun
  1. A venereal disease, esp. gonorrhea


  1. bang: a sudden very loud noise
  2. put quickly or forcibly; "The judge clapped him in jail"
  3. gonorrhea: a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
  4. cause to strike the air in flight; "The big bird clapped its wings"
  5. applaud: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  6. clack: a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
  7. clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
  8. strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
  9. strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; "clap two boards together"
  10. A Child Labour Programme of Action, sometimes called a Child Labour Action Programme or Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (APEC) is a national programme aimed at addressing child labour within a given country. It includes, but is not restricted to, the Worst Forms of Child Labour.
  11. (Clapping) A clap is the sound made by striking together two flat surfaces, as in the body parts of humans or animals. Humans clap with the palms of their hands, often in a constant drone to express appreciation or approval (see applause), but also in rhythm to match sounds in music and dance. ...
  12. (clapped) put, moved, set swiftly ( clapped into jail).
  13. (Clapping) is a basic, but fun activity for very young children. Clap quickly and the students count the number of claps (useful when they begin learning numbers). Students should, of course, take part by clapping. Clapping can also be used to teach adverbs, "Clap quickly, loudly etc.
  14. Claps will either be a single clap or multiple hand claps layered to create the effect of a lot of people clapping at once. Both are useful and depending, but it depends on the music you want to create. If you produce minimal, then you’d probably want single hand claps or very short claps. ...
  15. generalization for any venereal disease (VD) or sexually transmitted disease (STD), especially gonorrhea, being expressed as "a dose of the clap"; term derived from "brothel". See PRO KIT, SHORT ARM, PECKER-CHECKER, ARC, ANTIBIOTIC. ...
  16. Carleton's other alternative newspaper.
  17. (verb) instinctive dropping to the ground when at the balance point, associated with the stalking behavior of strong-eyed herding breeds.
  18. Performed by Tokunaga Chinami, Natsuyaki Miyabi and Kumai Yurina