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lapping is lap's Present Participle

lap

US [læp]
UK [læpɪŋ]
  • n.搭接;膝;怀;膝头;【建】(瓦的)互搭;(磨宝石等的)磨盘;膝;〈比喻〉怀抱
  • v.搭接;研磨;舔;重叠;重叠;(波浪)拍打;舔食;用磨盘磨
  • Web抛光;精研;研光
Past Participle:lapped  Present Participle:lapping  Simple Present:laps  
lapping
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n.
1.
[ususing]
(坐着时的)大腿部the top part of your legs that forms a flat surface when you are sitting down
There's only one seat so you'll have to sit on my lap .
只有一个座位,你只好坐在我腿上了。
She sat with her hands in her lap .
她双手放在大腿上坐着。
2.
(跑道等的)一圈one journey from the beginning to the end of a track used for running, etc.
the fastest lap on record
在纪录上最快的一圈
She has completed six laps.
她跑完六圈了。
He was overtaken on the final lap.
他在最后一圈被超过。
to do a lap of honour(= go around the track again to celebrate winning)
绕场一周庆祝胜利
to do a victory lap
绕场一周庆祝胜利
3.
(行程或工作等中的)一段,环节a section of a journey, or of a piece of work, etc.
They're off on the first lap of their round-the-world tour.
他们踏上环游世界的第一段行程。
We've nearly finished. We're on the last lap .
我们接近完工了,正在处理最后的一部分工作。
IDM
They dropped the problem firmly back in my lap.
他们把问题断然给我推了回来。
drop/dump sth in sbs lap
(informal)
把(某事)推给他人负责to make sth the responsibility of another person
They dropped the problem firmly back in my lap.
他们把问题断然给我推了回来。
My dream job just fell into my lap.
我没费劲就找到了梦寐以求的工作。
sth drops/falls into sbs lap
(美事、好运等)被某人轻松得到somebody has the opportunity to do sth pleasant without having made any effort
My dream job just fell into my lap.
我没费劲就找到了梦寐以求的工作。
in the lap of the gods
由神掌管;结果难以预料;非人力所能左右if the result of sth isin the lap of the gods , you do not know what will happen because it depends on luck or things you cannot control
in the lap of luxury
生活优裕;养尊处优in easy, comfortable conditions, and enjoying the advantages of being rich
v.
1.
[i]
(轻柔而有规律地)拍打to touch sth gently and regularly, often making a soft sound
The waves lapped around our feet.
波浪轻轻地拍打着我们的脚。
the sound of water lapping against the boat
水轻轻拍打船帮的声音
2.
[t]
~ sth
舔食;舔着喝to drink sth with quick movements of the tongue
3.
[t]
~ sb
领先…一圈(或数圈)to pass another runner on a track who is one or more laps behind you

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