knap definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to-break or chip (stone) with razor-sharp hits, as in shaping flint or obsidian into tools.
    • Chiefly British To hit dramatically; rap.
    • Chiefly British To snap at or bite.
    • To bite; to bite off; to split brief.
    • To hit logically; to rap; to snap.
  • verb:
    • To contour a vitreous mineral (flint, obsidian, chert etc.) by breaking away flakes, frequently developing a-sharp side or point.
    • To rap or hit sharply.
    • break a little piece faraway from
    • strike greatly
  • noun:
    • A sharp blow or slap.
    • The crest of a hill
    • A small slope
    • A protuberance; a swelling; a knob; a button; thus, increasing surface; a summit. See knob, and knop.
    • A sharp blow or punch.
    • a quick sharp noise; easy.
    • A stroke; blow.
    • A clapper.
    • A protuberance; a swelling; a knob or switch.
    • A rising ground; a knoll; a hillock; a summit.
    • The bud of a flower.
    • The flower for the typical clover, Trifolium pratense.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to produce an audio of snapping.
  • others:
    • To hit with a-sharp noise.
    • To snap; break; break-in pieces with hits: since, to knap stones.
    • To bite; bite down; nibble.
    • to create a quick razor-sharp noise.
    • To chat brief.

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