What does clapping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applause, hand clapping, clappingnoun

    a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together

Wiktionary

  1. clappingnoun

    The action by which someone or something claps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clapping

    of Clap

Editors Contribution

  1. clapping

    To move each hand together to make a sound showing approval or delight.

    The audience clapping brought smiles to the children in the nativity play.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 17, 2017  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of clapping in a Sentence

  1. The New York-native:

    Everyone was clapping. No one was shaking hands, that's for sure... but we were clapping.

  2. Mark Ven:

    When I clap twice the light turns on, as it detects that I'm clapping. When I write an English 'R' in the air the red light turns on, and when I write an English 'Y' the yellow light turns on. Lastly, when I clap twice the light turns off, during this process we are communicating and interacting on the Human Computer Interface by using the internet of things, and the wearable device.

  3. Linda Flanagan:

    What has always surprised me is to see these grownups clapping when the opposing team misses a foul shot, its one thing if the kids in the stands do, but to have grownups cheering a childs mistake I think is just accepted now.

  4. Thomas Vinterberg:

    She was supposed to be in this and if anyone dares to believe that she's here with us somehow, you'd be able to see her clapping and cheering with us, we ended up making this movie for her -- as her monument. So, Ida, this is a miracle that just happen, and you're a part of this miracle -- maybe even pulling some strings somewhere. But this one is for you.

  5. Ruth Willman:

    We walked in, and everyone started standing up and clapping for us, and Allan and I just showed off our medals.

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