v. t.1.To dress with ornaments; to adorn; - said especially of horses.
[imp. & p. p. Trapped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Trapping.]
To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.
- Spenser.
n.1.(Geol.) 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.
Trap tufa
a kind of fragmental rock made up of fragments and earthy materials from trap rocks.
a.1.Of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike.
n.1.A machine or contrivance that shuts suddenly, as with a spring, used for taking game or other animals; as, a trap for foxes.
She would weep if that she saw a mouse
Caught in a trap.
- Chaucer.
2.Fig.: A snare; an ambush; a stratagem; any device by which one may be caught unawares.
Let their table be made a snare and a trap.
- Rom. xi. 9.
3.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.
4.The game of trapball.
5.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.
6.A place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates for want of an outlet.
7.A wagon, or other vehicle.
8.A kind of movable stepladder.
Trap stairs
a staircase leading to a trapdoor.
Trap tree
(Bot.) the jack; - so called because it furnishes a kind of birdlime. See 1st Jack.
v. t.1.
1.To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes.
2.Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap.
3.To provide with a trap; as, to trap a drain; to trap a sewer pipe. See 4th Trap, 5.
v. i.1.To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver.
Noun1.trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
2.trap - drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
3.trap - something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
Synonyms: snare
4.trap - a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
5.Traptrap - the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
6.trap - informal terms for the mouth
Synonyms: cakehole, maw, yap, gob, hole
7.trap - a light two-wheeled carriage
8.Traptrap - a hazard on a golf course
Synonyms: bunker, sand trap
Verb1.trap - place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
2.trap - catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
3.trap - hold or catch as if in a trap; "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"
4.trap - to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
1.trap - 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.trap - 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).
Tandem Recursive Algorithm Process To dream that you are setting a trap, signifies that you will use sneaky and sly methods to carry out your plans. To dream that you caught an animal in a trap. Denotes success in your chosen career. To see an empty trap in your dream, signifies failure in business and illness in the family. To dream that you are caught in a trap, denotes that you feel confined and restricted in a job, career, health, or a personal relationship. It may also mean that you will be outwitted by your rivals.Dionaea, French door, John Law, allure, allurement, ambuscade, ambushment, archway, back door, bait the hook, baited trap, barway, bazoo, beguile, birdlime, blind, bobby, booby trap, bulkhead, bull, carriage entrance, catch, catch out, catch up, cellar door, cellarway, chaps, charm, chops, come-on, confine, conspiracy, constable, deadfall, deathtrap, deceive, deception, decoy, decoy duck, device, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, drawcard, drawing card, dupe, embouchure, endearment, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, enticement, entoil, enweb, face, feint, firetrap, flytrap, fool, foul, front door, gab, gambit, gate, gatepost, gateway, gendarme, gin, gob, ground bait, harpoon, hatch, hatchway, hold, hook, hook in, imprison, inveigle, inveiglement, jaw, jaws, jowls, keep, kisser, land, lasso, lime, lintel, lips, lock, lurking hole, machination, mandibles, maneuver, maw, maxilla, mesh, mine, mole trap, mousetrap, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle, nail, noose, oral cavity, paddy, peeler, plot, ploy, police, porch, portal, porte cochere, postern, premaxilla, propylaeum, pylon, rattrap, rope, row, sack, scuttle, seducement, set gun, shadowing, side door, snag, snarl, sniggle, spear, spread the toils, spring gun, springe, stalking-horse, stile, storm door, subterfuge, surveillance, take, tangle, tangle up with, temptation, threshold, tollgate, trap door, trapfall, trip, turnpike, turnstile, wile, wind, yap
Translate Trap to Spanish, Translate Trap to German, Translate Trap to French
transverse process
transverse sinus
transversus abdominis
transversus abdominis muscle
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trap block
trap door
trap line
trap play
Trap shooting
Trap stairs
Trap tree
Trap tufa
trap-and-drain auger
trap-door function
trap-door spider
Trapa bicornis
Trapa natans
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