Definitions for "LAP"
Keywords:  overlap, ply, splice, veneer, masonry
The amount by which a slide valve at its half stroke overlaps a port in the seat, being equal to the distance the valve must move from its mid stroke position in order to begin to open the port. Used alone, lap refers to outside lap. See Outside lap (below).
The state or condition of being in part extended over or by the side of something else; or the extent of the overlapping; as, the second boat got a lap of half its length on the leader.
The part of the roofing material that overlaps a section of the adjacent material.
Keywords:  fin, forging, welding, sharp, seam
A surface imperfection caused by the folding over of hot metal, fins, or sharp corners and then rolling or forging them into the surface but not welding them.
The presence of an area of 'double skin' on the surface of a wrought steel product, e.g. on a section of rolled bar. The most common cause of this type of defect is from excess material being squeezed out into the roll collar during a roll pass so forming a fin on either side of the product. On turning the steel for the next pass the fins are then rolled back into the steel surface so producing laps.
An error that occurs as metal folds over itself and causes surface irregularities that appear as fissures or openings.
Keywords:  trip, ahead, verb, race, driver
One circuit around a race track, esp. when the distance is a small fraction of a mile; as, to run twenty laps; to win by three laps. See Lap, to fold, 2.
One length of the course. Sometimes may also mean down and back (2 lengths) of the course.
One circuit around a race track. Can be of varying length, depending on the track in use
Keywords:  sliver, partly, shingle, lie, lay
That part of any substance or fixture which extends over, or lies upon, or by the side of, a part of another; as, the lap of a board; also, the measure of such extension over or upon another thing.
To fold; to bend and lay over or on something; as, to lap a piece of cloth.
To lay or place over anything so as to partly or wholly cover it; as, to lap one shingle over another; to lay together one partly over another; as, to lap weather-boards; also, to be partly over, or by the side of (something); as, the hinder boat lapped the foremost one.
Keywords:  tongue, dog, lick, cub, drink
To take up drink or food with the tongue; to drink or feed by licking up something.
To make a sound like that produced by taking up drink with the tongue.
To take into the mouth with the tongue; to lick up with a quick motion of the tongue.
Keywords:  cutlery, polish, gems, revolves, brass
A piece of brass, lead, or other soft metal, used to hold a cutting or polishing powder in cutting glass, gems, and the like, or in polishing cutlery, etc. It is usually in the form of wheel or disk, which revolves on a vertical axis.
To cut or polish with a lap, as glass, gems, cutlery, etc. See 1st Lap, 10.
A flat. rotating disk used to cut and polish a stone during the faceting process.
Keywords:  itu, ethertalk, hdlc, link, protocol
Link Access Procedure.
Link Access Protocol (frame relay use, LAPD)
Link Access Protocol. ITU family of HDLC based error correction protocols.
One of the most important organs of the female system -- an admirable provision of nature for the repose of infancy, but chiefly useful in rural festivities to support plates of cold chicken and heads of adult males. The male of our species has a rudimentary lap, imperfectly developed and in no way contributing to the animal's substantial welfare.
To wrap or wind around something.
move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
(laparoscopy) - surgery to diagnose and treat endo. A laparoscope is inserted into a small incision near the belly button. One or more additional incisions in the lower abdomen are used for other instruments. Usually done as an outpatient procedure, but may require a hospital stay.
Short for laparascopic; this is a surgery that is performed with several small incisions that are only a few inches long and into which tools and cameras are inserted allowing the surgeon to work.
The part of the clothing that lies on the knees or thighs when one sits down; that part of the person thus covered; figuratively, a place of rearing and fostering; as, to be reared in the lap of luxury.
the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains"
1. Round metal rod with an abrasive coating that will smooth the inside diameter of a hole. 2. Using a fine abrasive compound to sand an item.
A tool with a known surface curvature which can be imparted to piece of plastic or glass when used with an abrasive.
Keywords:  assemble, quilting, load, pack, pre
load, assemble, and pack
Quilting or "quilt as you go" A method of completing all three layers by quilting one block or section at a time and then assembling the finished quilt from those pre-quilted squares. Squares are quilted in small lap frames or held in the hands rather than using a large quilting frame.
Keywords:  fibre, forty, cotton, sheet, twenty
A sheet, layer, or bat, of cotton fiber prepared for the carding machine.
a continuous, loosely compressed sheet of cotton fibre, about an inch thick and either twenty or forty inches wide, wound into a cylindrical roll, ready to be fed into the carding machines.
a sheet of fibres or fabric wrapped around a core.
Keywords:  lauders, lines
Lap 3/4«Ïß Lauders Lines
Local Access Provider
Local Action Plan
See Local Access Point (LAP).
Keywords:  apron, garment, admit, flap, skirt
The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron.
a part (of a garment or the like) either hanging down or projecting so as to admit of being folded over - a flap, lappet; the front portion of the body from the waist to the knees of a person seated, considered with its covering garments as the place in or on which a child is nursed or any object held
Landsat Applications Program (PNW)
Keywords:  recline, rest
To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap.
Keywords:  infold, cherish, hold, one
To infold; to hold as in one's lap; to cherish.
Keywords:  hone, superior, see
See superior hone.
Keywords:  sweep
sweep (1). v.t. sweep (3).
Keywords:  laved, shore, wash, waves, flow
wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
Keywords:  projekt, panel, large, area, processing
Large Area Panel Processing (EU-Projekt)
Large Area Panel Processing (EU-Project)
Keywords:  atrial, left, pressure
Left Atrial Pressure
LEED® Accredited Professional. A professional who has successfully passed the LEED® Accreditation exam and is knowledgeable in green building design practices.
Applies to the application of a tape. Defines how much of a previous turn of a helically wrapped tape is covered by the subsequent turn.
Keywords:  hem, border, edge, cloth
An edge; a border; a hem, as of cloth.
Technically, 1 lap is equal to 2 lengths of the pool, (down and back), but commonly referred to as 1 pool length.
A length of the pool.
Keywords:  won, counted, score, excess, necessary
In card playing and other games, the points won in excess of the number necessary to complete a game; -- so called when they are counted in the score of the following game.
an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap"
Keywords:  bluetooth, lan, access, devices, allows
A Bluetooth device that allows other Bluetooth devices to access a LAN.
Keywords:  alone, living, payment
Living Alone Payment
Keywords:  sound
The sound of lapping.
Keywords:  loans, property
Loans Against Property
Keywords:  loan, property
Loan Against Property
Keywords:  see
See Laparoscopy
Laparotomy / Laparotomie