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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frapverb

    make secure by lashing

    "frap a sail"

  2. frapverb

    take up the slack of

    "frap a rope"


  1. frapverb

    To draw together tightly.

  2. frapnoun



  1. frap

    Frap is a verb that refers to the action of binding or wrapping tightly with ropes or chains to secure or fasten an object, especially in nautical contexts. It is also commonly used today as a shortened term for "frappuccino", a blended coffee beverage sold by Starbucks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frapverb

    to draw together; to bind with a view to secure and strengthen, as a vessel by passing cables around it; to tighten; as a tackle by drawing the lines together

  2. Frapverb

    to brace by drawing together, as the cords of a drum

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. frapper to strike, to seize ropes. Cf. Affrap.]


  1. FRAP

    The FRAP was a Chilean left-wing coalition of parties from 1956 to 1969. It presented twice a common candidate, Salvador Allende, for the 1958 and the 1964 presidential elections. Succeeding to the FRENAP formed the preceding year, the FRAP itself was succeeded by the Popular Unity coalition.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frap

    frap, v.t. to strike: (naut.) to secure by many turns of a lashing. [Fr. frapper, to strike.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. frap

    A boat for shipping salt, used at Mayo, one of the Cape de Verde Islands.

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  1. FRAP

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frap in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    A splay
    B currish
    C commensal
    D naiant

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