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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French nappe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nappe (plural nappes)

  1. The profile of a body of water flowing over an obstruction in a vertical drop.
  2. (mathematics) Either of the two parts of a double cone.
  3. (geology) A sheet-like mass of rock that has been folded over adjacent strata.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 96:
      The generation of an Alpine mountain range is a matter of piling on the nappes.
  4. (hydraulics) Geological nappe whose underside is not in contact with the overflow structure and is at ambient atmospheric pressure.
  5. (cooking) The ability of a liquid to coat the back of a spoon, etc.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

nappe (third-person singular simple present nappes, present participle napping, simple past and past participle napped)

  1. (cooking) To coat (a food) with liquid.
    to nappe a leg of lamb with glaze

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mappa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nappe f (plural nappes)

  1. tablecloth
  2. layer (of gas, oil etc.); sheet (of water)
  3. ribbon cable
    une nappe IDE

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

nappe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of napper
  2. third-person singular present indicative of napper
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of napper
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of napper
  5. second-person singular imperative of napper

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

nappe f

  1. plural of nappa

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old Norse hneppa

VerbEdit

nappe (imperative napp, present tense napper, passive nappes, simple past and past participle nappa or nappet, present participle nappende)

  1. to grab, snatch
  2. to pluck, yank

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