hand clapping

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Noun1.hand clapping - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands togetherhand clapping - a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
ovation, standing ovation - enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
hand - a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand"
handclap - a clap of the hands to indicate approval
round - an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
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The hand clapping was deafening, and Jupiter had already withdrawn under his tapestry, while the hall still trembled with acclamations.
It includes cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance), jaleo (vocalizations), palmas (hand clapping) and pitos (finger snapping).
A Qawwali starts with a short Alap (comparative utterances without words or rhythmic accompaniment), followed by Naghma, the dominant tune of the Qawwali performed on a harmonium with hand clapping and drumbeats.
He is currently in development on a handful of projects with his production company One Hand Clapping Pictures.
The Club House will also make use of their purpose built outside stage to showcase 1920s Jazz band 52-Skidoo, who will take us back in time and hopefully ensure the foot tapping and hand clapping gets guests into the royal birthday spirit.
While the sound of one hand clapping would be a nonstarter, the sound of a tree falling in the forest out of human eyesight and earshot would qualify, since the principles of noisy communication apply to all of the inter- and intracellular signaling under investigation by molecular biology.
The pace pulls you in and it's so upbeat with hand clapping and crisp guitar that you feel jubilant.
Not a word needed to be spoken to inspire the whole auditorium to join in with the infectious hand clapping and foot stomping beats.
However, when the "H" is ended I thinK the team comprising the audience should show their appreciation by hand clapping and maybe the odd call of Bravo but with straight faces at all times.
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Googling a runner Tejime 5.50 Wolverhampton Tejime is a Japanese custom of ceremonial, rhythmic hand clapping, performed at the end of a special event - such as a celebration, a meeting of shareholders or even a fish auction - to bring the occasion to a peaceful, lively close.
The researchers recorded hand clapping among four separate groups of western lowland gorilla, and observed five adult females clapping their hands, out of which four were mothers with infants present.