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7 entries found for trap.
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Main Entry: 1trap
Pronunciation: primarystresstrap
Function: noun
1 : a device for catching animals; especially : one that catches by springing shut suddenly
2 : something by which one is caught unawares
3 a : a device for hurling clay pigeons into the air b : SAND TRAP
4 : a light usually one-horse carriage with springs
5 : any of various devices for preventing passage of one thing often while allowing something else to proceed; especially : a device for drains or sewers consisting of a bend or chamber in which the liquid forms a seal to prevent the passage of sewer gas
6 plural : a group of percussion instruments (as in a dance band)

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