Origin of sap1
Words nearby sap
Other definitions for sap (2 of 3)
- to approach (a besieged place or an enemy position) by means of deep, narrow trenches protected by gabions or parapets.
- to dig such trenches in (ground).
Origin of sap2
Other definitions for sap (3 of 3)
How to use sap in a sentence
Sugar maple sap has one of the highest sugar concentrations of the maples.
It will take 30 to 50 quarts of sap to produce one quart of syrup, but it’s well worth the trouble.
If your test comes out okay, you can apply these instructions to removing sap from your walkway.Need to remove sap from asphalt? Get out the hand sanitizer.|Jeanne Huber|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
“The milky sap is not dangerous to the touch and is a plant adaptation to trap small insects that are feeding on the plant itself,” said my friend Ben Hoksch, a Monarch researcher and wild food instructor in Ames, Iowa.Environment Report: Pipeline Plan Takes a Small Step Forward (With Some Drama)|MacKenzie Elmer|November 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Bridgewater staff have learned to protect their chairs from falling tree sap, and replaced their screens and webcams with weather-resistant versions after the original ones failed within a couple of weeks of outdoor exposure.The world’s biggest hedge fund is working from tents in the forest during the COVID pandemic|Jen Wieczner|September 21, 2020|Fortune
Anybody with any sap running will probably be out of step with the general parade, at least early on.
Like a picador, he takes his time to sap the strength of his foes before clubbing them unconscious.Vitali Klitschko Contemplates Bowing Out of the Ring and Entering Ukrainian Politics|Gordon Marino|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An increase in the dividend tax rate is likely to sap the value of stocks whose main appeal is the dividends they throw off.
Put another way, the termination of these benefits will sap $30 billion from the buying power of lower-income American consumers.
AQAP wants to drag America into what it calls another “bleeding war” like Afghanistan and Iraq to sap American resources and will.Al Qaeda’s ‘Final Trap’ in Yemen: Costly Demise Planned for U.S.|Bruce Riedel|May 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All this bubbling of sap and slipping of sheaths and bursting of calyxes was carried to her on mingled currents of fragrance.Summer|Edith Wharton
“You would sap the very source of human happiness and enterprise,” Professor Fortescue asserted, fantastically.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
But now the sap and the strength flow again within me,—now I am young once more.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
Let the unopened leaves, cut from the stalk, stand in a cool shady place several days, until the sap has well run.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
Spring stole into the heart of the Wabash country and the sap sang again in maples and elms.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson