Pronunciation: (klap'ur), [key]
1. a person who applauds.
2. the tongue of a bell.
3. Slang.the tongue.
4. Usually, clappers. two flat sticks held between the fingers and struck rhythmically against each other to produce abrupt, sharp sounds.
5. Print.a platen press.
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