What does SAP mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sap(noun)

    a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

  2. fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool(noun)

    a person who lacks good judgment

  3. blackjack, cosh, sap(verb)

    a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

  4. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire(verb)

    deplete

    "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

  5. sap(verb)

    excavate the earth beneath

Wikipedia

  1. Sap

    Sap is a fluid transported in xylem cells (vessel elements or tracheids) or phloem sieve tube elements of a plant. These cells transport water and nutrients throughout the plant. Sap is distinct from latex, resin, or cell sap; it is a separate substance, separately produced, and with different components and functions.Insect honeydew is called sap, particularly when it falls from trees, but is only the remains of eaten sap and other plant parts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sap(noun)

    the juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  2. Sap(noun)

    the sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  3. Sap(noun)

    a simpleton; a saphead; a milksop

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  4. Sap(verb)

    to subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  5. Sap(verb)

    to pierce with saps

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  6. Sap(verb)

    to make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  7. Sap(verb)

    to proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

  8. Sap(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]

Freebase

  1. SAP

    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

  1. Sap

    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.]

  2. Sap

    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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. sap

    That peculiar method by which a besieger's zig-zag approaches are continuously advanced in spite of the musketry of the defenders; gabions are successively placed in position, filled, and covered with earth, by men working from behind the last completed portion of the trench, the head of which is protected by a moving defence called a sap-roller. Its progress is necessarily slow and arduous. There is also the flying sap, used at greater distances, and by night, when a line of gabions is planted and filled by a line of men working simultaneously; and the double sap, used when zig-zags are no longer efficient, consisting of two contiguous single saps, back to back, carried direct towards the place, with frequent returns, which form traverses against enfilade; the half-double sap has its reverse side less complete than the last.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. sap

    In military engineering, is a narrow ditch or trench, by which approach is made from the foremost parallel towards the glacis or covert way of a besieged place. The sap is usually made by four sappers, the leading man of whom rolls a large gabion before him, and excavates as he progresses, filling smaller gabions with the earth dug out, and erecting them on one or both sides to form a parapet. The other sappers widen and deepen the sap, throwing more earth on to the parapet. A sap is considered to advance in average ground about 8 feet per hour. From the nearness of the enemy’s works, running a sap is an extremely dangerous operation. When possible, therefore, it is carried on at night; in any case, the sappers are relieved at least every hour. When a sap is enlarged to the dimensions of a trench, it bears that name. When the fire of the enemy is slack, so that many gabions may be placed and filled at the same time, it is called a flying sap. If two parapets, one on each side of the trench, be formed, it is then called a double sap.

  2. sap

    To pierce with saps; to execute saps. Also, to proceed by mining or secretly undermining.

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  2. SAP

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Anagrams for SAP »

  1. APS

  2. Psa., PSA

  3. pas, Pas, PAs

  4. spa, Spa

  5. asp, ASP

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAP in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of SAP in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Ives:

    IBM as well as other tech stalwarts such as Oracle, SAP, HP and Cisco face major headwinds as they adjust to this new cloud paradigm shift, which coupled with a cloudy IT spending environment have negatively impacted results.

  2. Chief Executive Richard Sarkis:

    The reason we were excited to partner with these guys and take on the capital now is we have a very clear product market fit, we've already had some conversations with folks at SAP, to say 'Hey, how can this be helpful to your broader SAP network?'.

  3. Agatha Christie:

    I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations and suddenly find - at the age of fifty, say - that a whole new life has opened before you, filled with things you can think about, study, or read about...It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you.

  4. Hasso Plattner:

    SAP would not be what it is today without Bill McDermott, bill made invaluable contributions to this company and he was a main driver of SAP's transition to the cloud, which will fuel our growth for many years to come.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Toxic person talks often sweet merely to meet own selfish desire to attract people around oneself as a trap to sap all their positive energy out of them to make oneself happy or to enjoy.

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