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Quap \Quap\, v. i. To quaver. [Obs.] See Quob.


The word Quap might refer to:

  • noun. a hypothetical nuclear particle consisting of a quark and an antiproton
  • noun. "'s the most radio-active stuff in the world. It's a festering mass of earths and heavy metals, polonium, radium, ythorium, thorium, carium, and new things, too." ( Tono-Bungay (1909), H. G. Wells)
  • Placename: Hon Quap (Cat's Tooth Mountain) southwest of Danang near My Son, Vietnam
  • Placename: Cubitje Quap—a waterhole in the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park
  • Acronym: Quality Program (QUAP) for photovoltaics and other sciences
  • a small family remnant of Germanic-Celtic genealogical roots living in North America and NW Germany, the Quap (Quapp, Quappe) branch thought to be German, but possibly of Dutch and/or Mennonite ( Anabaptist) derivation