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strap

[ strap ]
/ stræp /
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noun

verb (used with object), strapped, strap·ping.

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Origin of strap

First recorded in 1565–75; variant of strop

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British Dictionary definitions for strap

strap
/ (stræp) /

noun

verb straps, strapping or strapped (tr)

Word Origin for strap

C16: variant of strop
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Medical definitions for strap

strap
[ străp ]

n.

A strip or piece of adhesive plaster.

v.

To support or bind a part, especially with overlapping strips of adhesive plaster.
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