Lapping (disambiguation)

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Lapping is a machining operation, in which two surfaces are rubbed together with an abrasive between them, by hand movement or by way of a machine.

Lapping may also refer to:

  • Lapping (motorsport), the act of passing someone who is one circuit of the racecourse behind.
  • Lapping, the licking movement of an animal's tongue, usually for purposes of feeding.
  • Lapping Scheme, an accounting fraud that involves altering the accounts receivable section of the balance sheet when cash that is intended for the payment of a receivable is stolen by applying cash receipts to a different customer's account in an attempt to conceal previous thefts of funds. Similar to a ponzi scheme.