Wap

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wap A blow or beating; a whap.
    • v. t. & i Wap To beat; to whap.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wap To strike; knock; beat; wallop; drub.
    • wap To flap; flutter.
    • wap To toss or throw quickly.
    • wap To flutter; flap the wings; move violently.
    • n wap A smart stroke; a blow.
    • wap To wrap; tie; bind.
    • n wap A bale or bundle, as of hay or straw.
    • n wap A shroud-stopper.
    • n wap A pendant with a thimble in one end through which running rigging is led.
    • wap To bark; yelp.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Wap wop (coll.) to strike, drub: to flap
    • n Wap a smart blow
    • v.t Wap wop (obs.) to wrap, bind
    • n Wap a bundle
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Whap

Usage

In literature:

Between Wapping and Charing Cross he lost the cook three times.
"Short Cruises" by W. W. Jacobs
Mrs. Mary M. Smith 30.00 Wapping.
"American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 3, March, 1896" by Various
Hope we can find him at Wapping.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
The first Australians drew their stores from the commissariat, and adopted the traditions of Houndsditch and Wapping.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
There's bees in this world, for sure; but there's many a waps to every bee.
"Our Little Lady" by Emily Sarah Holt
I'd rather have murdered all Wapping than you!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
They were to call at the office at Wapping before they took boat to proceed down the river.
"Owen Hartley; or, Ups and Downs" by William H. G. Kingston
He was hanged at Wapping on the shore of the Thames, May 23, 1701.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Thirteen burly lads I saw swinging in a row at Wapping on the Thames.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
You might be as well impressed with Wapping as with your first step on Egyptian soil.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
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In poetry:

"Gae, fetch a web o' the silken claith,
Another o' the twine,
And wap them into our ship's side,
And let na the sea come in."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
"Gae, fetch a web o' the silken claith,
Another o' the twine,
And wap them into our ship's side,
And let nae the sea come in."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
And there, in orts of blackened bone,
The widowed Trojan beauties lie,
And Simois babbles over stone
And waps and gurgles to the sky.
"Fragments" by John Masefield
They fetchd a web o the silken claith,
Another o the twine,
And they wapped them roun that gude ship's side
But still the sea came in.
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
They fetched a web o' the silken claith,
Another o' the twine,
And they wapped them round that gude ship's side,
But still the sea cam in.
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
And watched the busy wherries all plying with their fares,
From Globe, Jamaica, Wapping and Cherry Garden Stairs,
And the lighters and the barges a-passing to and fro
As they did on London River two hundred years ago.
"London Seagulls" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Gospel, soul, R&B and doo-wap will ring in five-part harmony later this month at Ted Falasco Arts Center.
He was working in a pub in Wapping, a London neighborhood, when he met Bacon.
The Myriad 6.2 Web browser serves up decent WAP pages given the Contour 's limitations.
Nokia Provides its WAP Gateway to Guangdong MCC in China Mar 10, 2004 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Murdoch Union-Busts at Fortress Wapping (4 of 9).
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP): The Gateway to an Exciting Wireless World.
The Smart Wi-Fi system includes the AMX Smart WAP (NXA-WAP1000) and AMX ZoneDirector Smart WLAN Controller (NXA-WAPZD1000).
With WAP, it's much worse.
Crestron CEN- WAP -ABG-1G and CEN-NVS100 MJPG.
The CEN- WAP -ABG-1G wireless access point enables Wi-Fi communication for a variety of Crestron devices from any location within a home.
The Wireless Application Protocol ( WAP ) has received a lot of negative reviews in the industry press during the past year.
Wireless consultant Steve Baer looks at the controvery surrounding WAP .
A look at the three main categories of WAP -capable PCS/cellular phones and their role in the field.
WAP , SAP, PAP, & FAP.
WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is one of the most touted mobile wireless technologies of all time.
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In science:

RAM memory (about 128-512 KB). On the contrary, the increased capabilities of PCs (~512 MB RAM for an average modern PC), allow the execution of resource-demanding applications.  Cost: The high cost associated with accessing an application through a WAP device, prevents even simple and short navigations.
Selling Culture: Implementation of e-Commerce and WAP-based Prototypes
Then G has ample generics if and only if Kn p satisfies WAP and JEP for every n ∈ .
Rooted trees, strong cofinality and ample generics
WAP stratifiable space is M1 . A space X is said to be WAP iff for every non-closed A there is x ∈ A \ A and a subset B of A such that x is the only point in the closure of B which is not also in A.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
For example, sequential spaces are WAP and so are scattered spaces.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
It seems to be unknown whether Ck (X ) is WAP for all Polish X .
Problems from Topology Proceedings
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