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Definition of Sap


  1. The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.
  2. The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.
  3. A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop.
  4. To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
  5. To pierce with saps.
  6. To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.
  7. To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.
  8. 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.
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Sap Translations

sap in Afrikaans is sap
sap in Danish is saft
sap in Dutch is sap
sap in Finnish is mehu
sap in German is Saft
sap in Italian is succo
sap in Latin is debilito, adficio
sap in Spanish is jugo, savia, zumo