Tuesday, June 10, 2014


  1. A contrivance for catching and holding animals, as a mechanical device that springs shut suddenly. 2. 
  2. A stratagem for catching or tricking an unwary person.
  3.  A confining or undesirable circumstance from which escape or relief is difficult: fell into poverty's trap.
  4. A device for sealing a passage against the escape of gases, especially a U-shaped or S-shaped bend in a drainpipe that prevents the return flow of sewer gas by means of a water barrier.
  5. Sports: A device that hurls clay pigeons into the air in trapshooting.
  6. Sports: A land hazard or bunker on a golf course; a sand trap.
  7. traps A measured length of roadway over which electronic timers register the speed of a racing vehicle, such as a dragster.
  8. Sports Baseball:  A piece of leather or leather mesh that fills the space between the thumb and forefinger of a baseball glove. Also called trap1, webbing.
  9. Sports: A defensive strategy or play, as in basketball or hockey, in which two or more defenders converge on an offensive player shortly after the player gains possession of the ball or puck.
  10. Sports: The act of trapping a soccer ball.
  11. Football A running play in which the ball carrier advances through a hole in the defensive line created by allowing a defensive lineman to penetrate the backfield.
  12. A light two-wheeled carriage with springs.
  13. A trapdoor.
  14. traps Music Percussion instruments, such as snare drums and cymbals, especially in a jazz band.
  15. Slang The human mouth. " They need to shut their traps!"
  16. A place where illegal drug transactions take place. Generally considered to be the ghetto or a specific place in the ghetto like a certain corner or parking lot of a store. Most often linked but not limited to the sale of crack/cocaine.

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