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hand·clap

 (hănd′klăp′)
n.
A beating together of the palms of the hands to indicate applause, attract attention, or provide a rhythmic accompaniment to music.

handclap

(ˈhændˌklæp)
n
a clap of the hands, usually expressing approval
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handclap - a clap of the hands to indicate approval
applause, clapping, hand clapping - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
Translations

handclap

[ˈhændklæp] Npalmada f
to give a player the slow handclapbatir palmas a ritmo lento (para que un jugador se esfuerce más o se dé prisa)
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