Definitions for flapping

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering(noun)

    the motion made by flapping up and down

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. flapping(Noun)

    The action of the verb to flap.

  2. flapping(Noun)

    A phonological process found in many dialects of English, especially American English and Canadian English, by which intervocalic /t/ and /d/ surface as the alveolar flap /u027E/ before an unstressed syllable, so that words such as "metal" and "medal" are pronounced similarly or identically.

  3. flapping(Verb)

    A description of a network interface or device that changes rapidly and repeatedly between online and offline states (compare thrashing).

    That faulty network card appears to be flapping.

  4. flapping(Adjective)

    That flaps or flap.

    flapping sails

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Flapping

    of Flap


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