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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Slap  \Slap\,  n.  [OE.  slappe;  akin  to  LG  slappe,  G.  schlappe; 
  probably  of  imitative  origin.] 
  A  blow,  esp.  one  given  with  the  open  hand,  or  with  something 
  broad. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Slap  \Slap\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Slapped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Slapping}.] 
  To  strike  with  the  open  hand,  or  with  something  broad. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Slap  \Slap\,  adv  [Cf.  LG  slap,  G.  schlapp  See  {Slap},  n.] 
  With  a  sudden  and  violent  blow;  hence  quickly;  instantly; 
  directly.  [Colloq.]  ``The  railroad  cars  drive  slap  into  the 
  city.''  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  slap 
  n  1:  a  blow  from  a  flat  object  (as  an  open  hand)  [syn:  {smack}] 
  2:  the  act  of  smacking  something  [syn:  {smack},  {smacking}] 
  adv  :  (informal)  directly;  "he  ran  bang  into  the  pole";  "ran  slap 
  into  her"  [syn:  {bang},  {slapdash},  {smack},  {bolt}] 
  v  :  hit  with  something  flat,  like  a  paddle  or  the  open  hand; 
  "The  impatient  teacher  slapped  the  student";  "a  gunshot 
  slapped  him  on  the  forehead" 




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