lap : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • n  an area of control or responsibility
    the job fell right in my lap
  • n  the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
    his lap was covered with food stains
  • n  a flap that lies over another part
    the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches
  • n  movement once around a course
    he drove an extra lap just for insurance
  • n  touching with the tongue
    the dog's laps were warm and wet
  • v  lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
  • v  pass the tongue over
  • v  move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
  • v  take up with the tongue
    The cat lapped up the milk
  • v  wash or flow against

  • Victor Ibbotson jogged through a slowdown lap, gulped a pint of milk, said the race had gone according to plan.
  • By the 24th lap, he was already lapping stragglers.
  • And while fighting for your right to lap dance and mime and breathe just the regular pollution and not the added fumes of cigarette smokers is a very fine, very American idea, it .
News & Articles

  • The Lap Band Surgery Center: Review of Lap Band Surgery Issues From Recent Studies
    On June 6, 2013, MedPageToday posted a mostly positive article titled “Mildly Obese Can Benefit from Gastric Band”. Dr. Joseph Naim points out some less positive points about the research and risks of surgery, and suggests that LAP-BAND® patients know their weight loss and surgery options thoroughly. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    June 15, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Final-lap crash leads to Hanson victory, Richards DQ
    FOUNTAIN CITY — Both Danny Hanson and Danny Richards went into the final turn of the final lap thinking they had a win Friday night.
    June 15, 2013 - Winona Daily News
  • The Lap Band Surgery Center: Pictures of Successful Lap Band Surgeries Can Be Worth Many Words
    On May 17, 2013, a short Business Insider article posted “Inspiring Before and After Weight Loss Pictures”. Lap Band Surgery Center's Dr. Joseph Naim says that photos of real LAP-BAND® patients can sometimes let potential weight loss patients give themselves permission to get similar results. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb

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