Definition of Traplike

1. Adjective. Resembling a trap. ¹



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Definition of Traplike

1. resembling a trap [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Traplike

trapezohedrons
trapezoid
trapezoid body
trapezoid bone
trapezoid bones
trapezoid ligament
trapezoid line
trapezoid ridge
trapezoidal
trapezoids
traphole
trapholes
trapidil
traping
trapless
traplike (current term)
trapline
traplines
trapmaker
trapmakers
trapmaking
trapnest
trapnested
trapnesting
trapnests
trapoxin
trappable
trappean
trapped
trapped-particle instability

Literary usage of Traplike

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1. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1895)
"As it seems to me, the underlying cause of this striking activity is not merely the traplike action by 'which the flame collects atmospheric dust, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1879)
"The slates change all the way from a traplike-looking gray slate to a fine pure bluish soft black slate, widely different in these end products, ..."

3. Reynard the Fox by John Masefield (1920)
"And the men moved up with their talk and stink And the traplike noise of the horseshoe clink. Men whose coming meant death from teeth In a worrying wrench ..."

4. Autobiography and Memoirs by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1906)
"It is a long, narrow building, the principal room occupying its whole width, with windows on each side; low ceilings; steep, traplike wooden stairs; ..."

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