A blow, esp. one given with the open hand, or with something broad.
To strike with the open hand, or with something broad.
With a sudden and violent blow; hence, quickly; instantly; directly.
In an acoustical space, a repeated echo recurring at a rate of about 3 per second, common to moderate-sized, bare-walled acoustical spaces. See "hand-clap test." Compare "fluttery," "plastery."
A slap of a foot or knee with the opposite hand.
a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand; "The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"
a sound made from hitting the strings it is a very hard techniquie which is mostly used into Jazz so we should start learning now
a technique for creating sounds in body percussion
A slap is a punch which lands with an open glove. They are not allowed and should not be counted as a scoring punch. When a boxer slaps his opponent he runs the risk of thumbing him as well which adds the danger of hitting him in the eye and causing unnecessary damage. Slaps sound impressive to the uneducated in the ways of the ring however they do little damage.
The most high pitched sound on the djembe. It is achieved by striking the drumhead with slightly separated fingers. Although the entire length of fingers, not palms, touches the skin, the focus of the blow is concentrated on the fingertips. The high pitch of the slap is determined by the curviture and depth of the base of the bowl where it meets the pipe. Click here for image.
Use of the hand to slap heel or knee.
A slap or "smack" is a broad stroke made with the flat open hand, as opposed to a punch that is made with a closed fist. Slaps are frequently made across the face, but can be also made across hands or any other body part, and can use either the palm of the hand or the back of the hand. When slapping or being slapped, be cautious of rings as they can slice the skin.