Lapper

Technology / Motorcycle / Lapper: In motorcycle racing, a slow rider who is being lapped by the leaders.

Tank Slapper

Technology / Motorcycle / Tank Slapper: A rapid, high intensity oscillation of the handlebars (literally, slapping the tank side to side). It is a condition of dynamic instability, such as hard acceleration out of a bumpy corner. Classic ca MORE

Claves

Entertainment / Music / Claves: A Cuban clapper consisting of two solid hardwood sticks: widely used in Latin-American music MORE

Castanets

Entertainment / Music / Castanets: Percussion instruments consisting of small wooden clappers that are struck together. They are widely used to accompany Spanish dancing. MORE

Villanelle

Entertainment / Literature / Villanelle: A genre of poetry consisting of nineteen lines--five tercets and a concluding quatrain. The form requires that whole lines be repeated in a specific order, and that only two rhyming sounds occur in th MORE

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