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clap

noun
 
 
/klæp/
[no plural] the action of hitting your hands together, often repeatedly: Let's give the winner a big clap.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
a clap of thunder a sudden, loud sound that is made by thunderSounds made by objects, movement or impactStormy weatherWind and winds
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