Definition of "Lap" :
noun: touching with the tongue
"The dog's laps were warm and wet."
noun: movement once around a course
"He drove an extra lap just for insurance."
noun: a flap that lies over another part
"The lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches."
noun: the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
"His lap was covered with food stains."
noun: the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
"He picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap."
noun: an area of control or responsibility
"The job fell right in my lap."
verb: wash or flow against
verb: take up with the tongue
"The cat lapped up the milk."
verb: pass the tongue over
verb: move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
verb: lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another