lap

lap
I læp past tense, past participle - lapped; verb
1) (to drink by licking with the tongue: The cat lapped milk from a saucer.) lamer
2) ((of a liquid) to wash or flow (against): Water lapped the side of the boat.) chapalear

II læp noun
1) (the part from waist to knees of a person who is sitting: The baby was lying in its mother's lap.) regazo, rodillas
2) (one round of a racecourse or other competition track: The runners have completed five laps, with three still to run.) vuelta
- the lap of luxury
lap1 n
1. regazo
come and sit on my lap ven a sentarte en mi regazo
2. vuelta
there are two laps to go faltan dos vueltas
lap2 vb beber a lengüetadas
the dog lapped its water el perro bebía el agua
El pasado y participio pasado de lap se escribe lapped; el gerundio se escribe lapping
lap
tr[læp]
noun
1 SMALLSPORT/SMALL vuelta
2 figurative use (stage) etapa
transitive verb (pt & pp lapped, ger lapping)
1 SMALLSPORT/SMALL (overtake) doblar
intransitive verb
1 (go round) dar la vuelta
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lap
tr[læp]
noun
1 regazo (knees) rodillas nombre femenino plural; (skirt) falda
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
it's in the lap of the gods el destino lo dirá, está en manos de Dios
to live in the lap of luxury familiar vivir como un pachá
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lap
tr[læp]
transitive verb (pt & pp lapped, ger lapping)
1 (animal) beber a lengüetadas
2 (waves) lamer, besar
intransitive verb
1 (waves) chapalear
lap ['læp] v, lapped ; lapping vt
1) fold: plegar, doblar
2) wrap: envolver
3) : lamer, besar
waves were lapping the shore: las olas lamían la orilla
4)
to lap up : beber a lengüetadas (como un gato)
lap vi
overlap: traslaparse
lap n
1) : falda f, regazo m (del cuerpo)
2) overlap: traslapo m
3) : vuelta f (en deportes)
4) stage: etapa f (de un viaje)
lap
adj.
faldero, -a adj.
n.
faldón s.m.
lametada s.f.
regazo s.m.
traslapo s.m.
vuelta s.f.
v.
beber a lengüetazos v.
envolver v.
lamer v.
traslapar v.
læp
I
noun
1) (of body) rodillas fpl, regazo m (liter)

to sit on somebody's lap — sentarse* en las rodillas or (liter) en el regazo de alguien

he dropped the problem in my lap — me pasó el problema, me endilgó el problema (fam)

in the lap of luxury — en un lujo asiático

to be in the lap of the gods: their fate is in the lap of the gods su destino queda librado al azar; to fall o drop into somebody's lap — caerle* como llovido del cielo a alguien

2)
a) (Sport) vuelta f
b) (stage) etapa f

II
1.
-pp- transitive verb
1) (Sport) \<\<opponent\>\> sacarle* una vuelta de ventaja a
2) \<\<water/milk\>\> beber a lengüetazos
3) (splash against) \<\<shore/bank\>\> lamer (liter), besar (liter)

2.
vi chapalear

to lap AGAINST something — lamer or besar algo (liter)

Phrasal Verbs:

I [læp]
1.
N regazo m

to sit on sb's lap — sentarse en el regazo or las rodillas de algn

with her hands in her lap — con las manos en el regazo

he expects the money to fall into his lap — espera que el dinero le caiga como llovido del cielo

they dump everything in my lap and expect me to deal with it — lo echan todo a mis espaldas y pretenden que me encargue de ello

- live in the lap of luxury
2.
CPD

lap dancer Nbailarina erótica que baila cerca del regazo de los clientes

lap dancing Nbaile erótico que se realiza cerca del regazo de los clientes


II [læp]
1. N
1) (Sport) vuelta f

lap of honour — (esp Brit) vuelta f de honor

a ten-lap race — una carrera de diez vueltas

2) (=stage) etapa f , fase f

we're on the last lap now — (fig) ya estamos en la recta final

2.
VT

to lap sb — doblar a algn

3.
VI completar or dar una vuelta

to lap at 190k.p.h. — completar or dar una vuelta a 190km/h

4.
CPD

lap record N — récord m del circuito


III [læp]
1.
N (=lick) lengüetada f , lametazo m ; [of waves] chapaleteo m
2. VT
1) (=drink) [+ water, milk etc] beber a lengüetazos
2) (=touch) [waves, water, tide] [+ shore, cliff] lamer, besar
3. VI
1) [waves, water] chapalear

to lap at or against sth — lamer or besar algo

2) [animal]

to lap at sth — beber algo a lengüetazos

* * *
[læp]
I
noun
1) (of body) rodillas fpl, regazo m (liter)

to sit on somebody's lap — sentarse* en las rodillas or (liter) en el regazo de alguien

he dropped the problem in my lap — me pasó el problema, me endilgó el problema (fam)

in the lap of luxury — en un lujo asiático

to be in the lap of the gods: their fate is in the lap of the gods su destino queda librado al azar; to fall o drop into somebody's lap — caerle* como llovido del cielo a alguien

2)
a) (Sport) vuelta f
b) (stage) etapa f

II
1.
-pp- transitive verb
1) (Sport) \<\<opponent\>\> sacarle* una vuelta de ventaja a
2) \<\<water/milk\>\> beber a lengüetazos
3) (splash against) \<\<shore/bank\>\> lamer (liter), besar (liter)

2.
vi chapalear

to lap AGAINST something — lamer or besar algo (liter)

Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • Lap — (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An edge; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap — Ⅰ. lap [1] ► NOUN ▪ the flat area between the waist and knees of a seated person. ● fall (or drop) into someone s lap Cf. ↑fall into someone s lap ● in someone s lap Cf. ↑in someone s lap …   English terms dictionary

  • lap — lap1 [lap] n. [ME lappe < OE læppa, fold or hanging part of a garment, skin; akin to Ger lappen < IE base * leb , lāb , to hang down > L labare, to totter, labi, to fall, sink, lapsus, a fall] 1. Now Rare the loose lower part of a… …   English World dictionary

  • LAP — 1922 1987 Jean Laplaine, dit Lap, fut l’un des personnages les plus représentatifs de la continuité caricaturale propre au Canard enchaîné . Il naquit à Joigny en 1922. Après avoir participé activement à la Résistance, il collabora au quotidien… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lap — Lap, v. t. [OE. lappen to fold (see {Lap}, n.); cf. also OE. wlappen, perh. another form of wrappen, E, wrap.] 1. To fold; to bend and lay over or on something; as, to lap a piece of cloth. [1913 Webster] 2. To wrap or wind around something.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lapping}.] 1. To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap. [1913 Webster] To lap his head on lady s breast. Praed. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut or polish with a lap, as glass, gems, cutlery, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, v. i. To be turned or folded; to lie partly upon or by the side of something, or of one another; as, the cloth laps back; the boats lap; the edges lap. [1913 Webster] The upper wings are opacous; at their hinder ends, where they lap over,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Lap — Lap, n. 1. The act of lapping with, or as with, the tongue; as, to take anything into the mouth with a lap. [1913 Webster] 2. The sound of lapping. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, v. i. [OE. lappen, lapen, AS. lapian; akin to LG. lappen, OHG. laffan, Icel. lepja, Dan. lade, Sw. l[ a]ppja, L. lambere; cf. Gr. ?, W. llepio. Cf. {Lambent}.] 1. To take up drink or food with the tongue; to drink or feed by licking up… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap up — lap up, v. t. [See {lap}, v. i.] 1. To take up (drink or food) with the tongue; to drink by licking up. [1913 Webster] 2. (fig.) To accept or enjoy enthusiatically and uncritically. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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