Definition of 'strap'
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Features double safety switching and a shoulder strap to take the strain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And it must have a long strap so you can wear it across your body. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We stowed bags under our seats and strapped ourselves in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The container can be increased with a larger fluid bag that is strapped to the thigh. The Sun (2016)It was attached to a strap also carrying a key. The Sun (2006)You might as well just strap one to each hip. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Get a tight dress with thick straps to add to the effect. The Sun (2010)This arrangement suspended a riding platform which was attached to the chassis below it by flexible leather straps. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The pet had been tethered in the cold with a thick leather strap and chain and left overnight. The Sun (2010)Then her arms come under the back to form a sort of strap and she holds on to her thighs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thankfully, my helmet strap held my jaw up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was more or less asleep and did not stir as his head was locked into place with straps fastened across his forehead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The straps are to hold the cups in place, not pull on them. The Sun (2013)The adjustable straps on the top make the fit really secure, too. The Sun (2015)All the straps fasten on the outside of the leg, with the straps pointing backwards. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)He buckled them into place with a strap that dented my forehead, and gave me a wire to bite. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It consists of long straps with wavy edges and a sharp point, and grows on damp walls and the side of deep ditches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)West Midlands Police chiefs have told officers to tuck the straps in or helmets will roll. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'strap'
British English: strap /stræp/ NOUN
A strap is a narrow piece of leather, cloth, or other material. Straps are used to carry things or hold them in place.
...the strap of her handbag.
- American English: strap
- Arabic: شَرِيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: alça
- Chinese: 皮带
- Croatian: remen
- Czech: popruh
- Danish: strop
- Dutch: riem
- European Spanish: correa
- Finnish: hihna
- French: sangle
- German: Riemen
- Greek: λουρίδα
- Italian: cinghia
- Japanese: 革ひも
- Korean: 끈
- Norwegian: stropp
- Polish: rzemień
- European Portuguese: alça
- Romanian: bretea
- Russian: ремень
- Spanish: correa
- Swedish: band rem
- Thai: สายรัด
- Turkish: kayış
- Ukrainian: ремінець
- Vietnamese: cái đai
British English: strap VERB
If you strap something somewhere, you fasten it there with a strap.
Strapping the skis on the roof, we boarded the hovercraft.
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