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

  1. trap(noun)

    a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

  2. trap(noun)

    drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

  3. trap, snare(noun)

    something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

    "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"

  4. trap(noun)

    a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters

  5. ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap(noun)

    the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

  6. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob(noun)

    informal terms for the mouth

  7. trap(noun)

    a light two-wheeled carriage

  8. bunker, sand trap, trap(verb)

    a hazard on a golf course

  9. trap, pin down(verb)

    place in a confining or embarrassing position

    "He was trapped in a difficult situation"

  10. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel(verb)

    catch in or as if in a trap

    "The men trap foxes"

  11. trap(verb)

    hold or catch as if in a trap

    "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"

  12. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise(verb)

    to hold fast or prevent from moving

    "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. trap(Noun)

    A dark coloured igneous rock, now used to designate any non-volcanic, non-granitic igneous rock; trap rock.

  2. Origin: trappe, from træppe (also in betræppan) from trap-. Akin to trappa, trappe, treppe ( Treppe "step, stair"), treppan. Connection to "step" is "that upon which one steps". trappe and trampa are ultimately borrowings from .

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Trap(verb)

    to dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of horses

  2. Trap(noun)

    an old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-colored, heavy igneous rocks, including especially the feldspathic-augitic rocks, basalt, dolerite, amygdaloid, etc., but including also some kinds of diorite. Called also trap rock

  3. Trap(adj)

    of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike

  4. Trap(noun)

    a machine or contrivance that shuts suddenly, as with a spring, used for taking game or other animals; as, a trap for foxes

  5. Trap(noun)

    fig.: A snare; an ambush; a stratagem; any device by which one may be caught unawares

  6. Trap(noun)

    a wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in the game of trapball. It consists of a pivoted arm on one end of which is placed the ball to be thrown into the air by striking the other end. Also, a machine for throwing into the air glass balls, clay pigeons, etc., to be shot at

  7. Trap(noun)

    the game of trapball

  8. Trap(noun)

    a bend, sag, or partitioned chamber, in a drain, soil pipe, sewer, etc., arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents passage of air or gas, but permits the flow of liquids

  9. Trap(noun)

    a place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates for want of an outlet

  10. Trap(noun)

    a wagon, or other vehicle

  11. Trap(noun)

    a kind of movable stepladder

  12. Trap(verb)

    to catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes

  13. Trap(verb)

    fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap

  14. Trap(verb)

    to provide with a trap; as, to trap a drain; to trap a sewer pipe. See 4th Trap, 5

  15. Trap(verb)

    to set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver

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  1. Trap

    Trap is the second studio album of the Belgian rock band Dead Man Ray. It was released in 2000.

The New Hacker's DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. trap

    1. n. A program interrupt, usually an interrupt caused by some exceptional situation in the user program. In most cases, the OS performs some action, then returns control to the program. 2. vi. To cause a trap. “These instructions trap to the monitor.” Also used transitively to indicate the cause of the trap. “The monitor traps all input/output instructions.”This term is associated with assembler programming (interrupt or exception is more common among HLL programmers) and appears to be fading into history among programmers as the role of assembler continues to shrink. However, it is still important to computer architects and systems hackers (see system, sense 1), who use it to distinguish deterministically repeatable exceptions from timing-dependent ones (such as I/O interrupts).

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trap' in Nouns Frequency: #2063

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trap' in Verbs Frequency: #712

Translations for trap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • فَخٌArabic
  • léčka, pastCzech
  • Falltür, Falle, Siphon, Klappe, Fallgrube, Fallen stellen, fangenGerman
  • σιφώνι, παγίδα, δόκανο, παγιδεύω, στήνω παγίδεςGreek
  • trampa, cepo, sifón, atraparSpanish
  • lõks, püünisEstonian
  • تله, دامهPersian
  • luukku, turpa, ansa, heitin, pesä, loukku, koppi, hajulukko, tavarat, vesilukko, tikkaat, ansoittaa, [[pyytää]] [[ansoilla]], häipyä, paikallistaa, ansastaa, [[asentaa]] [[hajulukko]], [[ajaa]] [[ansaFinnish
  • siphon, collet, souricière, charrette anglaise, traquenard, piège, trappe, gueule, piéger, attraper, intercepterFrench
  • dolIrish
  • ribe, ribScottish Gaelic
  • csapdaHungarian
  • ծուղակ, որոգայթ, թակարդArmenian
  • trappola, tranello, intrappolareItalian
  • Japanese
  • ხაფანგიGeorgian
  • ته‌ڵه‌Kurdish
  • spąstaiLithuanian
  • slazds, murds, lamatasLatvian
  • pehipehi, tarapu, tāroreMāori
  • стапицаMacedonian
  • jeratMalay
  • waterslot, val, klep, zwanenhals, vangenDutch
  • felleNorwegian
  • beeʼódleehíNavajo, Navaho
  • trap, syfon, zasadzka, potrzask, pułapka, gęba, dwukółka, klapa, łapaćPolish
  • alçapão, armadilha, sifão, cilada, arapucaPortuguese
  • капкан, ловушка, люк, сифон, западня, силокRussian
  • fällaSwedish
  • mtego, tegaSwahili

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