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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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View the pronunciation for lap.
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of lap from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.