flaps flaps  /f ˈlæps/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag

Usage(s):

  • Though the 40-year-old singer and songwriter Fals hasn't released an album since 1993, his face is still visible on the mud flaps of three-wheeled pedicabs and on street-side food .

News

  1. 4 Wheel Parts Unveils New 2014 Tonneau Covers

    4 Wheel Parts , prominent industry retailer of gear and equipment in the off-road market, recently unveiled its line of 2014 tonneau covers for trucks. Styles range from roll-up to folding to retractable from top brands including Extang, BAK, and TruXedo. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/tonneau_covers/mud_flaps/prweb10820125.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Viral Video Watch: Kid crashes the 'Star Spangled Banner'

    Flaps with the national anthem are bound to happen. Celebrities even screw up the words sometimes. But the most recent anthem error resulted in the newest uberpopular internet video. read more
    on June 5, 2013     Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

Quotes

  1. "We're going to come back in Nashville with some options: liners, hard caps, helmets without flaps, helmets with flaps," Garagiola said.
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Joe Garagiola Source: USA Today

  2. "Someone found an old leather helmet that I had worn at the All-Star game in Chicago in 1935 and, dressed in white tie and tails, I tried to put it on," Ford wrote. "When the flaps didn't fit easily over my ears, I grinned and said it was...
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: Washington Post

  3. "They developed the roof flaps in 1992," Newman said. "It's 17 years later and they have not changed that much at all. We're dealing with a different race car. We're dealing with a wing versus a spoiler. Just put some work into it. Looking at...
    on May 1, 2009 By: Ryan Newman Source: ESPN

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