|1.||[ noun ] a sudden very loud noise|
|Synonyms:||bang blast loud_noise eruption blowup|
|Related terms:||noise water_hammer blast bang|
|2.||[ verb ] put quickly or forcibly|
"The judge clapped him in jail"
|Related terms:||situate put|
|3.||[ verb ] cause to strike the air in flight|
"The big bird clapped its wings"
|4.||[ verb ] clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval|
|Synonyms:||applaud acclaim spat|
|Related terms:||boo gesticulate bravo applause applauder approve|
|5.||[ verb ] clap one's hands together|
"The children were clapping to the music"
|Related terms:||gesticulate applauder|
|6.||[ verb ] strike the air in flight; of the wings of certain birds|
|7.||[ noun ] a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated|
|8.||[ verb ] strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise, as of two flat, hard surfaces|
|Related terms:||hit hit clack|
|9.||[ verb ] strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting|
|10.||[ noun ] (medicine,sexuality) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra|