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Synonyms for flap

Synonyms for flap

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to move through the air with or as if with wings

Synonyms for flap

an excited state of agitation

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the motion made by flapping up and down

a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body

a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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move noisily

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move with a thrashing motion

move with a flapping motion

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make a fuss

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pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds

References in periodicals archive ?
With a gingivobuccal incision, a buccal flap was elevated and the anterior wall of the maxillary sinus was exposed.
2,6 Methods of closure include buccal flap advancement, palatal flap advancement , Combined buccal and palatal technique, distant flaps, bone grafts and alloplastic materials.
000), while the trapezoidal flap of buccal flap affects the intensity of pain only in the first operative days.
A full-thickness buccal flap was reflected and tied back to the vestibule using 2-0 silk suture material.
The advantages of BFP in affecting closure of oro- antral fistula have been cited to be a thoroughly vas- cularized flap, availability in the immediate proximity, minimal donor site morbidity, rapid mucosalization and the return of the buccal flap to its original anatomical position to avoid obliteration of the buccal vestibule.