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strapping

adjective

Definition of strapping

  1. :  having a vigorously sturdy constitution

First Known Use of strapping

1657


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strapping

noun

Definition of strapping

  1. 1 :  material for a strap

  2. 2 :  straps

Recent Examples of strapping from the Web

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First Known Use of strapping

1818


STRAPPING Defined for English Language Learners

strapping

adjective

Definition of strapping for English Language Learners

  • of a person : tall, strong, and healthy


STRAPPING Defined for Kids

strapping

adjective strap·ping \ˈstra-piŋ\

Definition of strapping for Students

  1. :  strong and healthy a strapping young man


Medical Dictionary

strapping

noun

Medical Definition of strapping

  1. :  the application of adhesive plaster in overlapping strips upon or around a part (as a sprained ankle or the chest in pleurisy) to serve as a splint to reduce motion or to hold surgical dressings in place upon a surgical wound; also :  material so used



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