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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

sheet of water

Usage examples (20)
  • Geology of the Spanish part of the Gavarnie nappe (Pyrenees).
  • Air should circulate freely both under and on the sides of the nappe.
  • The overflow sheet (nappe) should touch only the upstream edges of the crest and sides.
  • Mollie had a red and white checkered oilcloth nappe on her round oak pedestal table in the kitchen. for more
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  • The woodpecker's "knap" ( sharp rap or strike) nipped my "nap" (short sleep) just as spray from the "nappe" (water overflow of a dam) hit my "nape" (back part of the neck).
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