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Clap may refer to:

  • Clapping, to strike the palms of (one's hands) against one another resoundingly, and usually repeatedly, especially to express approval.
  • Gonorrhea, a venereal disease (often referred to as "the clap")
  • Child Labour Action Programme
  • Clap skate, type of ice skate used in speed skating
  • "Clap", an instrumental song by Yes from The Yes Album
  • The Clapper, a gadget that uses a sound activated switch sensitive to clapping
  • The CLAP, a nickname for a prestigious annual golf event held in Alberta, Canada. Short form for Chuck and Leah's Amateur Play downs .

People with the surname[edit]

  • Margaret Clap or Mother Clap (died c. 1726), Keeper of a homosexual brothel in London, England
  • Thomas Clap or Thomas Clapp (1703–1767), President of Yale College
  • James R. Clapper, current U.S. Director of National Intelligence

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