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The cat settled on Christine's lap.
He sat with his hands clasped in his lap.
The race is twelve laps of a seven-mile circuit.
They caught a taxi for the next lap of their journey.
He put the matter off entirely, essentially dumping it in the lap of the incoming governor.
This was a deal that just fell into my lap.
They live together in the lap of luxury in a beautiful Victorian mansion.
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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the path that is taken by an object moving around a larger object in space
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of lap from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.