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wap

1

[ wop, wap ]

verb (used with or without object)

, wapped, wap·ping,


WAP

2

[ pronounced as initials or -wahp, wap ]

noun

, Digital Technology.
  1. wireless application protocol: a protocol for transferring documents, especially web pages, over a computer network to cell phones and other handheld wireless devices.

WAP

/ wæp /

acronym for

  1. Wireless Application Protocol: a global application that enables mobile phone users to access the internet and other information services


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Word History and Origins

Origin of wap1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English wap, wap(p)e, whap; probably from wappen “to strike;” of imitative origin

Origin of wap2

First recorded in 1995–2000
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Example Sentences

What dost thou here i' the wild-wood, thou imp, thou poppet o' plagues, thou naughty wap-de-staldees?

We purchased Some green fish, & wap pa to for which we gave Imoderate pricie's.

Wap; a bundle of straw; as a verb, to make up straw into a bundle.

A wife was formerly rated at the highest unit of exchange, her value being a canoe, or a wap, or a waiwi.

They called me now, "Nat-o-wap-an-i-kap-i," which I thought had to do with the sun (nat-os).

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