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English definition of “lap”

lap

verb [I or T] (HIT GENTLY)    /læp/ (-pp-)
(of waves) to hit something gently, producing quiet sounds: The water lapped against the side of the pool. The waves gently lapped the shore.Waves
(Definition of lap verb (HIT GENTLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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