Meaning of 'strap' (Webster Dictionary)
- A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the
like; specifically, a strip of thick leather used in flogging.
- Something made of such a strip, or of a part of one, or a
combination of two or more for a particular use; as, a boot strap,
shawl strap, stirrup strap.
- A piece of leather, or strip of wood covered with a suitable
material, for sharpening a razor; a strop.
- A narrow strip of anything, as of iron or brass.
- A band, plate, or loop of metal for clasping and holding
timbers or parts of a machine.
- A piece of rope or metal passing around a block and used for
fastening it to anything.
- The flat part of the corolla in ligulate florets, as those
of the white circle in the daisy.
- The leaf, exclusive of its sheath, in some grasses.
- A shoulder strap. See under Shoulder. - To beat or chastise with a strap.
- To fasten or bind with a strap.
- To sharpen by rubbing on a strap, or strop; as, to strap