Found 3 items, similar to sap.
English → Indonesian
air buah, getah, parit
English → English
n 1: a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that
circulates through the vascular system of a plant
2: a person who lacks good judgment [syn: fool
3: a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle;
used for hitting people [syn: blackjack
v 1: deplete; “exhaust one's savings”
; “We quickly played out our
[syn: run down
, play out
2: excavate the earth beneath
English → English
, n. [AS. s[ae]p; akin to OHG. saf, G. saft, Icel.
safi; of uncertain origin; possibly akin to L. sapere to
taste, to be wise, sapa must or new wine boiled thick. Cf.
1. The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending
and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to
Note: The ascending is the crude sap, the assimilation of
which takes place in the leaves, when it becomes the
elaborated sap suited to the growth of the plant.
2. The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.
3. A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop. [Slang]
(Bot.), any large fungus of the genus Polyporus.
, a dull light green pigment prepared from the
juice of the ripe berries of the Rhamnus catharticus
buckthorn. It is used especially by water-color artists.
, the dry rot. See under Dry
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small
American woodpeckers of the genus Sphyrapicus
especially the yellow-bellied woodpecker (S. varius
the Eastern United States. They are so named because they
puncture the bark of trees and feed upon the sap. The name
is loosely applied to other woodpeckers.
(Bot.), a vessel that conveys sap.
, v. i.
To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute
saps. --W. P. Craighill.
Both assaults are carried on by sapping. --Tatler.
, n. (Mil.)
A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel
toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by
digging under cover of gabions, etc.
(Mil.), a fascine about three feet long, used in
sapping, to close the crevices between the gabions before
the parapet is made.
(Mil.), a large gabion, six or seven feet long,
filled with fascines, which the sapper sometimes rolls
along before him for protection from the fire of an enemy.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sapped
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a
sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]
1. To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to
undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
Nor safe their dwellings were, for sapped by floods,
Their houses fell upon their household gods.
2. (Mil.) To pierce with saps.
3. To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.
Ring out the grief that saps the mind. --Tennyson.