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strapnoun [C]

uk   us   /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? with this meaning as a combining form: a watch strap shoes with ankle straps 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 standing
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strapverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /stræp/ (-pp-)
to fasten something in position by fixing a narrow piece of leather or other strong material around it: Are the kids strapped into their car seats? We strapped the surfboard to the car roof.
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