a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool(noun)
a person who lacks good judgment
blackjack, cosh, sap(verb)
a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire(verb)
"exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
excavate the earth beneath
the juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition
the sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree
a simpleton; a saphead; a milksop
to subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of
to pierce with saps
to make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken
to proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps
a narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc
Origin: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]
Sap is the second studio EP by the American rock band Alice in Chains. It was released on February 4, 1992 through Columbia Records.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sap, n. the vital juice of plants: (bot.) the part of the wood next to the bark: the blood: a simpleton: a plodding student.—v.i. to play the part of a ninny: to be studious.—ns. Sap′-bee′tle a beetle which feeds on sap; Sap′-col′our, a vegetable juice inspissated by slow evaporation, for the use of painters.—adj. Sap′ful, full of sap.—ns. Sap′-green, a green colouring matter from the juice of buckthorn berries; Sap′head, a silly fellow.—adj. Sap′less, wanting sap: not juicy.—ns. Sap′ling, a young tree, so called from being full of sap: a young greyhound during the year of his birth until the end of the coursing season which commences in that year; Sap′ling-cup, an open tankard for drinking new ale; Sap′piness.—adj. Sap′py, abounding with sap: juicy: silly.—ns. Sap′-tube, a vessel that conveys sap; Sap′-wood, the outer part of the trunk of a tree, next the bark, in which the sap flows most freely: albumen.—Crude sap, the ascending sap. [A.S. sæp; Low Ger. sapp, juice, Ger. saft.]
sap, v.t. to destroy by digging underneath: to undermine: to impair the constitution.—v.i. to proceed by undermining:—pr.p. sap′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. sapped.—n. a narrow ditch or trench by which approach is made from the foremost parallel towards the glacis or covert-way of a besieged place.—n. Sap′per, one who saps. [O. Fr. sappe—Low L. sapa, a pick, prob. from Gr. skapanē, a hoe.]
pas, Pas, PAs
The numerical value of sap in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
SAP has to offset lower cloud margins with a more profitable business and that is where the Business Network comes in.
Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
They want to arrest key people on the frontline to sap the resistance of the movement, but they will fail, we will keep fighting and win new streets to expand the occupation zone.
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Translations for sap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- сок, мъзгаBulgarian
- sabaCatalan, Valencian
- Saft, aufzehren, erschöpfen, Splint, MantelholzGerman
- savia, zapar, simplonSpanish
- nila, tomppeli, mahla, heikentää, uuvuttaa, tollo, hölmöFinnish
- saper, naïf, miner, sève, nigaud, matraqueFrench
- sùgh, brìghScottish Gaelic
- fo-chlash, towlManx
- שרף, פראיירHebrew
- indebolire, manganello, fiaccare, alburno, minare, linfa, logorare, scalzare, sempliciottoItalian
- 汁, 樹液Japanese
- 汁, 즙, 樹液, 수액Korean
- slappeling, knuppelen, spinthout, simpele, ondergraven, ondermijnen, idioot, aantasten, verzwakken, knagen, spint, sap, ploertendoder, imbecielDutch
- tosk, sevjeNorwegian
- сапа, истощать, заболонь, иссушать, сокRussian
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