Definition of Trapping:

  1. Trick or deceive (someone) into doing something contrary to their interests or intentions.

  2. Commercial printing: Process of creating slight overlap between abutting colors of a multicolor job in commercial (multipass) printing machines, to compensate for errors in registration of color plates. No trapping is required in inkjet (and other single pass) printing because there are no registration problems.

  3. Short for trapdoor.

  4. A situation in which people lie in wait to make a surprise attack.

  5. A device for hurling an object such as a clay pigeon into the air to be shot at.

  6. (among jazz musicians) drums or percussion instruments.

  7. A persons mouth (used in expressions to do with speaking).

  8. A place where drugs are sold.

  9. Computing: Feature of a computer-process monitoring software that detects and branches off errors to a diagnostic or error handling routine and prevents interruptions in the execution of a program.

  10. Catch (an animal) in a trap.

  11. A device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals, typically by allowing entry but not exit or by catching hold of a part of the body.

  12. A container or device used to collect something, or a place where something collects.

  13. A light, two-wheeled carriage pulled by a horse or pony.

  14. A type of hip-hop music typically characterized by a dark tone and rhythms involving low-pitched kick drums and a very fast hi-hat.

Origin of word Trapping

Late 18th century from Swedish trapp, from trappa ‘stair’ (because of the often stair-like appearance of its outcroppings).

Synonyms of Trapping

Ambush, Lure, Decoy, Bait, Confine, Catch, Cut off, Corner, Pin down, Drive into a corner, Pen, Hem in, Close in, Shut in, Hedge in, Imprison, Hold captive, Snare, Net, Mouth, Jaws, Lips, Maw, Trick, Dupe, Deceive, Cheat, Lure, Inveigle, Beguile, Fool, Hoodwink, Seduce, Cajole, Wheedle, Gull

How to use Trapping in a sentence?

  1. We had to load the clay pigeons into the traps.
  2. We were fed false information by a double agent and walked straight into a trap.
  3. Once he dreamed he was trying to trap foxes but kept catching Dalmatians.
  4. I hoped to trap him into an admission.
  5. One fuel filter and water trap are sufficient on the fuel system.
  6. The LP will feature his raps over a wide range of electronic sounds from dubstep to trap.
  7. The squirrels ravaged the saplings, despite the baited traps.
  8. From his window he could see the Pyramids, but all he wanted to see was a photograph of Tommy, the pony which pulled the trap for the two of them on their last ride together.

Meaning of Trapping & Trapping Definition