trap


trap is worth 12 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, trap
(a.) Of or pertaining to trap rock; as, a trap dike.
(n.) A bend, sag, or partitioned chamber, in a drain, soil pipe, sewer, etc., arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents passage of air or gas, but permits the flow of liquids.
(n.) A kind of movable stepladder.
(n.) A machine or contrivance that shuts suddenly, as with a spring, used for taking game or other animals; as, a trap for foxes.
(n.) A place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates for want of an outlet.
(n.) A wagon, or other vehicle.
(n.) A wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in the game of trapball. It consists of a pivoted arm on one end of which is placed the ball to be thrown into the air by striking the other end. Also, a machine for throwing into the air glass balls, clay pigeons, etc., to be shot at.
(n.) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-colored, heavy igneous rocks, including especially the feldspathic-augitic rocks, basalt, dolerite, amygdaloid, etc., but including also some kinds of diorite. Called also trap rock.
(n.) Fig.: A snare; an ambush; a stratagem; any device by which one may be caught unawares.
(n.) The game of trapball.
(v. i.) To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver.
(v. t.) Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap.
(v. t.) To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes.
(v. t.) To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of horses.
(v. t.) To provide with a trap; as, to trap a drain; to trap a sewer pipe. See 4th Trap, 5.

16 words found in the Scrabble word, trap


4 letter words

part 6
prat 6
rapt 6
tarp 6

3 letter words

apt 5
art 3
par 5
pat 5
rap 5
rat 3
tap 5
tar 3

2 letter words

ar 2
at 2
pa 4
ta 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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