There are 2 translations of clap in Spanish:

clap1

Pronunciation: /klæp/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (applause) aplauso (masculine) to give sb a clap aplaudir a algn 1.2 (slap) palmada (feminine)
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    • Mark gave him a friendly clap on the shoulder, ‘ah, don't worry about it, you'll find out sooner or later right?’
    • She smiled, giving both of them a friendly clap on the shoulder.
    • With a clap on the shoulder for me and a kiss for Willow, he went to bed.
    1.3 (noise) a clap of thunder un trueno

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There are 2 translations of clap in Spanish:

clap2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (applaud) [person/performance] aplaudir they were warmly clapped off the pitch recibieron una calurosa ovación al abandonar el campo de juego [formal] 1.2 (slap) he clapped me on the back me dio una palmada en la espalda she clapped her hands (together) batió palmas or dio una palmada de alegría ( or satisfacción etc) to clap one's hands to the music dar* palmadas al compás de la música
  • 2 (put, place) [colloquial/familiar] he was clapped in prison lo metieron en la cárcel he clapped his hand over my eyes me tapó los ojos con la mano eye1 1 1
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    • She was grabbed again from behind and this time a big, scaly, clawed hand was clapped over her mouth.
    • Another hand was clapped over his mouth, muffling the sound.
    • You clap your hand to your forehead and trot back upstairs to change into a pair of jeans.

vi (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (applaud) aplaudir 1.2 (strike hands together) dar* una palmada
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    • The crowd cheered, whistling and clapping their hands.
    • The crowd, while clapping their hands, also tapped their foot to the music, as the models pranced around showing off the jewellery.
    • The audience clapped loudly at the end of the lecture.
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    • Anna clapped her hands together once.
    • Andy joined in at the last minute and clapped her hands together once.
    • Maybe you should clap your hands once and knock your heels together three times.

Phrasal verbs

clap on

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (apply) asegurar, sujetar to clap one's cap on encasquetarse la gorra 1.2 (add) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], agregar*, encajar [colloquial/familiar]

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Word of the day esporádicamente
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sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.