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English definition of “strap”

strap

noun [C]     /stræp/
C2 a narrow piece of leather or other strong material used for fastening something or giving support: Could you help me fasten this strap around my suitcase?Bands, straps and strips with this meaning as a combining form: a watch strap shoes with ankle strapsBands, straps and strips a strong strip of material hanging from the roof of a bus, train, or other public vehicle for passengers to hold onto if they are standingBands, straps and strips
(Definition of strap noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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