Definition of drap
1. drape [ v ] arrange in a particular way
Examples: "drape a cloth"
(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
The figure leapt from the box , almost lost its balance , the flag draped there tore in the air , the figure landed on its left leg , fell on its hands , and pressed itself up .
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
Here_and_there on work_table or pedestal stood a shape with a sheet or a tarpaulin draped over it .Synonyms drape Related Terms arrange fold
2. drape [ n ] hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)Used in print:
(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)
On the third floor one of the two windows was lighted ; it was framed in maroon drapes , and no faces were visible .Synonyms curtain drapery drape pall mantle Related Terms furnishings blind shower_curtain lambrequin portiere frontal festoon theater_curtain drop_curtain
3. drape [ v ] place casually
Examples: "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
He then draped him over the rough stand , explained that he was supposed to be recently dead , and was being held on his mother 's lap .Synonyms drape pose Related Terms arrange
4. drape [ n ] a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contaminationSynonyms drape Related Terms covering
5. drape [ n ] the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
Examples: "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
6. drape [ v ] cover or dress loosely with cloth
Examples: "drape the statue with a sheet"
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