Meaning of NAPPE in English

ˈnap noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, tablecloth, cover, sheet — more at napkin


[French nappe ( d'eau ), literally, sheet of water]

: a sheet of water falling from the crest of a weir

2. : a large mass thrust over other rocks by a recumbent anticlinal fold, by thrust faulting, or by a combination of both


a. : sheet 6

b. : one of the two sheets that lie on opposite sides of the vertex and together make up a cone

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.