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Noun1.tappa - the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidustappa - the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
bark - tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
2.tappa - a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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As they drew nearer, and I watched the rising and sinking of their forms, and beheld the uplifted right arm bearing above the water the girdle of tappa, and their long dark hair trailing beside them as they swam, I almost fancied they could be nothing else than so many mermaids--and very like mermaids they behaved too.
Their luxuriant locks, wound up and twisted into the smallest possible compass, were freed from the briny element; the whole person carefully dried, and from a little round shell that passed from hand to hand, anointed with a fragrant oil: their adornments were completed by passing a few loose folds of white tappa, in a modest cincture, around the waist.
In the evening after we had come to an anchor the deck was illuminated with lanterns, and this picturesque band of sylphs, tricked out with flowers, and dressed in robes of variegated tappa, got up a ball in great style.
The men wore the maro, a band one foot in width and several feet in length, swathed round the loins, and formed of tappa, or cloth of bark; the kihei, or mantle, about six feet square, tied in a knot over one shoulder, passed under the opposite arm, so as to leave it bare, and falling in graceful folds before and behind, to the knee, so as to bear some resemblance to a Roman toga.
The female dress consisted of the pau, a garment formed of a piece of tappa, several yards in length and one in width, wrapped round the waist, and reaching like a petticoat, to the knees.
The Pashto Tappa contest the first prize was awarded to Rasheed khan.
The Pashto tappa contest, the first prize was awarded to Rasheed khan.
Kui me esitame kusimuse, miks aastail 1601-1603 seisis Venemaa silmitsi enneolematu naljahadaga, mis erinevatel andmetel vois tappa mitu miljonit inimest, siis tuleb arvestada jargmise toimimisahelaga: vulkaanipurskest tingitud kliima jahenemine luhendas taimede (naiteks vilja) vegetatsiooniperioodi, mis viis ikalduseni ja nalg soodustas krooniliste haiguste agenemist ning vastuvotlikkust nakkushaigustele.
According to Chhattar, there are over 110 khaps and tappas (the smaller version of the khap) in Haryana alone.
Under the deal, KNOC will operate two oil fields -- Qush Tappa and Sangaw South -- and own stakes of 15 to 20 per cent in six fields including the Bazian block in the Kurdish region, which is the only block to be run in a consortium, which includes South Korea's top refiner SK Energy.
Tappa, Chair, is planning to work on a method for "Freeze-Thaw Stability of Water-Based Printing Inks and Vehicles," based on a BASF test procedure.