Meaning of LAP in English
▪ first , opening ( BrE )
▪ final , last
I skated a victory ~ around the rink.
▪ fast ( esp. BrE )
The fastest ~ was completed at 208 mph.
VERB + LAP
▪ complete , do , finish , take
He took a quick ~ around the empty rink.
▪ race , run , swim ( AmE )
He was swimming ~s in the pool.
LAP + NOUN
▪ record ( BrE )
He set a new ~ record.
▪ pool ( AmE )
an indoor heated ~ pool
▪ on the … ~
He tripped and fell on the final ~.
▪ a ~ of honour/honor
The winner did a ~ of honour/honor.
▪ gently , softly
The waves lapped gently against the side of the ship.
The water lapped around his ankles.
The waves lapped at his feet.
The freezing water lapped over her boots.
Lap is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ water , ↑ wave
Lap is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ shore
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012