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Synonyms for trap

Synonyms for trap

something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

an attack or stratagem for capturing or tricking an unsuspecting person

the opening in the body through which food is ingested

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to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

Synonyms for trap

drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters

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the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise

informal terms for the mouth

a light two-wheeled carriage

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a hazard on a golf course

place in a confining or embarrassing position

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catch in or as if in a trap

hold or catch as if in a trap

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to hold fast or prevent from moving

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Pressure loss study: This is a short-shot study to check the fill pattern for air traps, flow-front acceleration, uniform filling, and balance of fill.
Air traps can be effectively controlled using insert line venting if the same care is taken to keep the blast media and die coating free of the clearance gap.
All air with its potential contaminants is evacuated from the box to remove any air traps in the mold.
You may need to change the gate location to avoid race-tracking or air traps.
Users can overlay more than one result at a time on the same model, such as fill time and air traps, weld lines, or core/skin orientation.
Experts said soaring pollution levels could adversely affect athletes' health and performance especially due to "temperature inversion" when a layer of warm air traps pollutants close to the ground.
Today's mold simulation is more like an MRI in its ability to reveal fiber orientation, shrinkage, warpage, cooling rate, shear, air traps, weld lines, and behavior of multi-material and gas-assist injection.
Engineers have been trying to create similarly water repellent surfaces, but past attempts at artificial air traps tended to lose their contents over time due to external perturbations.
The program automatically adapts the filling process to a specified press size, displays the filling simulation results, and indicates air traps and weld lines.
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