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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A popular style of performance that first came to prominence in the late 1970s. The term originally referred to stylized speech used by American urban black youth. When this kind ...

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Rap

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

noun (the Rap) informal the Wairarapa.

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Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

(= a negative allegation or reputation) typically appears in the phrase bad rap or bum rap. It's occasionally confused

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Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 57 words.

(= a negative allegation or reputation) typically appears in the phrase bad rap or bum rap. It's occasionally confused

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RAP

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

1. Nebulin-related anchoring protein, N-RAP (1175 aa) that occurs at the myotendinous junction in skeletal muscle and the intercalated disc in cardiac muscle.

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RAP

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 58 words.

1. *Nebulin-related anchoring protein, N-RAP (1175 aa) that occurs at the myotendinous junction in skeletal muscle and the

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Rap

Eric Bennett.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2872 words.

Rap music combines rhythmic instrumental tracks created by a disc jockey, or DJ, with the spoken, rhyming bravura of a

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Rap

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1743 words.

Rap is a term adopted from the jazz tradition, where it indicates ‘speaking’ or ‘talking’. Musically, too, the development of

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rapper

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

clapper, crapper, dapper, flapper, grappa, kappa, knapper, mapper, nappa, napper, rapper, sapper, scrapper, snapper, strapper, tapper, trapper, wrapper,

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 84 words.

beat the rap escape punishment for or be acquitted of a crime. North American informal

rap someone on (or

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

clapper, crapper, dapper, flapper, grappa, kappa, knapper, mapper, nappa, napper, rapper, sapper, scrapper, snapper, strapper, tapper, trapper, wrapper,

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