Found 3 items, similar to trap.
English → Indonesian
aring, jerat, jeratan, menjebak, perangkap
English → English
n 1: a device in which something (usually an animal) can be
caught and penned
2: drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that
holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
3: something (often something deceptively attractive) that
catches you unawares; “the exam was full of trap
; “it was all a snare and delusion”
4: a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
5: the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack
by surprise [syn: ambush
, lying in wait
6: informal terms for the mouth [syn: cakehole
7: a light two-wheeled carriage
8: a hazard on a golf course [syn: bunker
, sand trap
v 1: place in a confining or embarrassing position; “He was
trapped in a difficult situation”
2: catch in or as if in a trap; “The men trap foxes”
3: hold or catch as if in a trap; “The gaps between the teeth
trap food particles”
4: to hold fast or prevent from moving; “The child was pinned
under the fallen tree”
English → English
Of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike.
, n. [OE. trappe, AS. treppe; akin to OD. trappe,
OHG. trapo; probably fr. the root of E. tramp, as that which
is trod upon: cf. F. trappe, which is trod upon: cf. F.
trappe, which perhaps influenced the English word.]
1. A machine or contrivance that shuts suddenly, as with a
spring, used for taking game or other animals; as, a trap
She would weep if that she saw a mouse
Caught in a trap. --Chaucer.
2. Fig.: A snare; an ambush; a stratagem; any device by which
one may be caught unawares.
Let their table be made a snare and a trap. --Rom.
God and your majesty
Protect mine innocence, or I fall into
The trap is laid for me! --Shak.
3. A wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in
the game of trapball. It consists of a pivoted arm on one
end of which is placed the ball to be thrown into the air
by striking the other end. Also, a machine for throwing
into the air glass balls, clay pigeons, etc., to be shot
4. The game of trapball.
5. A bend, sag, or partitioned chamber, in a drain, soil
pipe, sewer, etc., arranged so that the liquid contents
form a seal which prevents passage of air or gas, but
permits the flow of liquids.
6. A place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates
for want of an outlet.
7. A wagon, or other vehicle. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.
8. A kind of movable stepladder. --Knight.
, a staircase leading to a trapdoor.
(Bot.) the jack; -- so called because it
furnishes a kind of birdlime. See 1st Jack
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trapped
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Akin to OE. trappe trappings, and perhaps from
an Old French word of the same origin as E. drab a kind of
To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of
Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering.
To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.
There she found her palfrey trapped
In purple blazoned with armorial gold. --Tennyson.
, n. [Sw. trapp; akin to trappa stairs, Dan. trappe,
G. treppe, D. trap; -- so called because the rocks of this
class often occur in large, tabular masses, rising above one
another, like steps. See Tramp
An old term rather loosely used to designate various
dark-colored, heavy igneous rocks, including especially the
feldspathic-augitic rocks, basalt, dolerite, amygdaloid,
etc., but including also some kinds of diorite. Called also
, Trap tuff
, a kind of fragmental rock made up
of fragments and earthy materials from trap rocks.
, v. t. [AS. treppan. See Trap
1. To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes.
2. Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap. “I
trapped the foe.”
3. To provide with a trap; as, to trap a drain; to trap a
sewer pipe. See 4th Trap
, v. i.
To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game;
as, to trap for beaver.