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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The device is known as a gin trap, or a spring trap, and works by trapping animals by the leg with spring-operated serrated jaws, causing them to break their limbs as they try to escape.
The effect of funnel trap type and size of pitfall trap on trap success: implications for ecological field studies.
He wandered off from home and was missing for five days before being found badly injured and with the trap still clamped on his right foreleg.
It is impossible to keep watch over your herd 100 % of the time, but employing traps will give you an upper hand on the situation.
"A gin trap can also cause injury to a child or pet, luckily in this case the trap was spotted before any animal or child could come to any harm and reserve staff were able to quickly seize it."
A trap cup collection method study was conducted on private land in Edmore, Michigan (n = 5), North Andover, Massachusetts (n = 5), and at East Fork State Park in Bethel, Ohio (n = 8) to compare alternate methods for killing and collecting captured A.
Material examined.--CAR, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Lake 1, platform on the canopy, 45m, "Azobe" Lophira alata, Ochnaceae, Genitalia Roy 4404, UV trap 01 .XII.2010 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Buffalos bay, trunk, barcoding BOLD LopeMAN14-236, day capture 26.1.2012 ([female]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Lake 1, UV trap 10.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Lake 1, laboratory tent, night capture 23.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (IDM); Lake 1, platform on the canopy, 45m, "Ayous" Triplochiton scleroxylon, Malvaceae, UV trap 24.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (IDM); Lake 1, trunk of "M'boko" Balanites wilsoniana, Zygophylaceae, day capture tree-climbing 28.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector G.
An Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) test was performed on the number of individuals captured per trap treatment per night to determine if differences existed among the three treatment types.
Adoption of this new tool to aid orchard management decisions is dependent on the accuracy of the trap data.
Trap surfaces that work only when wet also evolved in North American and Australian pitcher plants.
The trap is made of galvanised iron, uses a 150-watt lamp and an approved design that was previously used by the Abu Dhabi Municipality and the Department of Agriculture in Al Ain.