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Meaning of SAP

Pronunciation:  sap

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
  2. [n]  a person who lacks good judgment
  3. [n]  a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  4. [v]  excavate the earth beneath
  5. [v]  deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

SAP is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: blackjack, cosh, exhaust, fool, muggins, play out, run down, saphead, tire, tomfool
 See Also: ass, bludgeon, bozo, buffoon, cave, clown, consume, cuckoo, deplete, eat, eat up, fathead, flibbertigibbet, foolish woman, fucker, goof, goose, jackass, manna, meshuggener, morosoph, run through, simple, simpleton, solution, twat, undermine, use up, Wally, wipe out, zany



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sap\, n. [AS. s[ae]p; akin to OHG. saf, G. saft, Icel.
    safi; of uncertain origin; possibly akin to L. sapere to
    taste, to be wise, sapa must or new wine boiled thick. Cf.
    {Sapid}, {Sapient}.]
    1. The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending
       and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to
    Note: The ascending is the crude sap, the assimilation of
          which takes place in the leaves, when it becomes the
          elaborated sap suited to the growth of the plant.
    2. The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.
    3. A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop. [Slang]
    {Sap ball} (Bot.), any large fungus of the genus Polyporus.
       See {Polyporus}.
    {Sap green}, a dull light green pigment prepared from the
       juice of the ripe berries of the {Rhamnus catharticus}, or
       buckthorn. It is used especially by water-color artists.
    {Sap rot}, the dry rot. See under {Dry}.
    {Sap sucker} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small
       American woodpeckers of the genus {Sphyrapicus},
       especially the yellow-bellied woodpecker ({S. varius}) of
       the Eastern United States. They are so named because they
       puncture the bark of trees and feed upon the sap. The name
       is loosely applied to other woodpeckers.
    {Sap tube} (Bot.), a vessel that conveys sap.
  2. \Sap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sapped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sapping}.] [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a
    sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]
    1. To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to
       undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
             Nor safe their dwellings were, for sapped by floods,
             Their houses fell upon their household gods.
    2. (Mil.) To pierce with saps.
    3. To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.
             Ring out the grief that saps the mind. --Tennyson.
  3. \Sap\, v. i.
    To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute
    saps. --W. P. Craighill.
          Both assaults are carried on by sapping. --Tatler.
  4. \Sap\, n. (Mil.)
    A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel
    toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by
    digging under cover of gabions, etc.
    {Sap fagot} (Mil.), a fascine about three feet long, used in
       sapping, to close the crevices between the gabions before
       the parapet is made.
    {Sap roller} (Mil.), a large gabion, six or seven feet long,
       filled with fascines, which the sapper sometimes rolls
       along before him for protection from the fire of an enemy.
Computing Dictionary

1. sap ag (Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing).

2. service advertising protocol.

3. service access point.

4. symbolic assembler program.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing sap in your dream means physical health and vigor. It may also represent someone who is excessively gullible or sentimental.