Definition of Lapping

1. Noun. Covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles).

Exact synonyms: Imbrication, Overlapping
Generic synonyms: Covering
Derivative terms: Imbricate, Imbricate, Overlap



Definition of Lapping

1. n. A kind of machine blanket or wrapping material used by calico printers.

Definition of Lapping

1. Verb. (present participle of lap) ¹

2. Noun. A kind of machine blanket or wrapping material used by calico printers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lapping

1. lap [v] - See also: lap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapping

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lappel
lappels
lapper
lappered
lappering
lappers
lappet
lappet caterpillar
lappet moth
lappet moths
lappeted
lappets
lappie
lappies
lapping (current term)
lappings
lapps
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lapsable
lapsang
lapsangs
lapsarian
lapsarians
lapse
lapse rate
lapsed
lapser
lapsers

Literary usage of Lapping

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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"268, not into NY south lapping with No. 2 to the Gulf, also Burning Bush, pg. ... 300, including all of No. 3 lapping in e. la. with No. i. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"lapping 19 If the lathe work has been done correctly and the hardening without distortion the thread can be smoothed to a ..."

3. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"For lapping common drill bushings, cam rolls, etc., in large quantities, where a little bell-mouthing can be allowed, and yet a reasonably good hole is ..."

4. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"See page 650 relative to lapping. Q7-HOW is a grinding machine operated? ... A-The piston or lapping tool is sure to follow the old hole, thus while lapping ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"lapping is an abrading process in which the abrading material, as emery, ... The lapping process may be used for finishing the surfaces of unhardened metal, ..."

6. Insect Miscellanies.. by James Rennie (1831)
"lapping INSECTS. THOSE who have paid attention to a cat while lapping milk, may have remarked, that on darting out her tongue she bends the sides and point ..."

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