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clap in Nature topic

clapclap2 noun  1 [singular]PRAISE the loud sound that you make when you hit your hands together many times to show that you enjoyed somethinggive somebody a clap British English Come on everyone, let’s give Tommy a clap.2 DN[singular] a sudden loud noise an ear-splitting clap of thunder3 the clap
Examples from the Corpus
clapI give her a clap and turn round.Witnesses recalled a clap of wood and the sight of Bailey plunging toward the ground, then his dangling body spinning hard.The thought of another dose of clap flashed across his mind.Check the responses after all the claps.Under those trees no dragons could fly ... He heard the clap of wings before shadows folded around him.Some ten seconds later, we heard the clap of thunder.After a while the clapping died down.give somebody a clapWhen they stop I give them a clap, but no one else does.I give her a clap and turn round.clap of thunderThere is a clap of thunder and the garden disappears.Suddenly we nearly jumped out of our skins as there was an incredible clap of thunder.Some ten seconds later, we heard the clap of thunder.